The Cultural Politics of the WNBA, with David Shields and Josh Rosenblatt

Episode 262 · June 21st, 2024 · 1 hr 23 mins

About this Episode

In this episode Scott talks with authors David Shields and Josh Rosenblatt about the cultural politics of the WNBA. Much has been made of the coverage of two of the WNBA's prominent stars: Caitlin Clark and Angel Reese. What are the racial and political implications of the coverage of these two athletes? What do they tell us about wider American culture as a whole in a tense election season?