Podcast: Parents on the epicenter of a tradition warfare

Final yr, frustrations over COVID-related college closures slammed into the nation’s tradition warfare and tipped an election. It began in Virginia’s Loudoun County, whose colleges turned a lightning rod as they grappled with masks mandates, a rest room coverage for transgender college students and efforts to repair systemic racial discrimination.

At this time, we focus on how conservative mother and father in Virginia started a robust nationwide motion and the way Democrats are attempting to win again this vital voting bloc. We additionally discover how mother and father in Loudoun County actually really feel. Learn the complete transcript right here.

Host: Gustavo Arellano

Visitor: L.A. Instances White Home reporter Courtney Subramanian

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