Peter Beinart: The Rise of Insurrectionists


In this video, Peter Beinart, CNN political commentator, contributing editor for The Atlantic, and Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science at City University of New York, talks about the growing chorus of "insurrectionists" within the Democratic party. Charting the development of partisan politics, and the battle between what he calls "institutionalists" and "insurrectionists" on both sides, Beinart offers insights on how we got here and what to look for as the 2020 Presidential election nears.

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CNN Political Commentator, Editor-at-Large for Jewish Currents, and Associate Professor of Journalism & Political Science at City University of New York

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One of America’s most highly regarded commentators on American politics and foreign policy, Peter Beinart addresses national politics, foreign policy, the future of liberalism, and our nation’s relationship with Israel. A political commentator for CNN and a contributor to the Atlantic, he is known for his articulate and edgy political analysis. He has written three books and is currently the associate professor of journalism and political science at The City University of New York.