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Caste, The Origins of Our Discontents--Book Review, Movie Night
Episode 610th March 2024 • Yanks & Krauts • Austin Bah & Marcus Schuler
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In the State of the Union Address, President Biden reminds us that we are on a national quest to create a perfect union (e pluribus unum) as envisioned in our earliest documents--but not quite achieved--to ensure the inalienable rights of all, making each of us an equal among citizens. This leads Marcus and Austin, the Kraut and Yank, to discuss the film, Origin (directed by Ava Duvernay), and the book that inspires it, Caste, The Origins of Our Discontents (by Isabel Wilkenson).

It's Oscar Weekend, but the world doesn't need another superhero movie. No fantasy here. A must-see film (and must-read nonfiction study) for anyone who cares about the condition of humanity.