Episode 14: A backlash against extremism

In a time of polarized and strident politics, a newly formed Idaho group is trying to counter what it calls “disinformation and extremism” in Idaho politics.

This week on the podcast, Kevin Richert interviews Mike Satz, executive director of The Idaho 97 Project. They talk about the group’s objectives, how Satz’s background as a University of Idaho law professor and administrator informs his group’s education positions, and about Satz’s firsthand experience teaching critical race theory.

 

About Kevin Richert

Senior reporter and blogger Kevin Richert specializes in education politics and education policy. He has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. He is a frequent guest on KIVI 6 On Your Side; "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television; and "Idaho Matters" on Boise State Public Radio. Follow Kevin on Twitter: @KevinRichert. He can be reached at [email protected]

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