Charlotte Alter is a national correspondent at TIME Magazine who covers youth social movements and women in politics.
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On the Gist, Peter Navarro and partisan chemical compounds. In the interview, Mike talks with Charlotte Alter. national correspondent at Time covering the 2020 elections, about her new book, The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: How A Generation of Leaders Will Transform America. They discuss her deeply reported analysis of the 2016 elections, the youth vote, and why political experiences when young have a lifelong impact on a person’s politics. In the spiel, tigers and other post-coronavirus problems. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Millennials grew up in a time when the country grappled with the aftermath of 9/11 and a financial crisis second only to the Great Depression. So it’s no wonder they’re ready for change. Charlotte Alter, national correspondent for Time magazine joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the emerging national leadership of this oft-maligned generation. Her new book is “The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America.”
On this episode, TIME national correspondent Charlotte Alter discusses We Are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For: How a New Generation of Leaders Will Transform America. Centering on 10 millennial political officials, from Mayor Pete Buttigieg to Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Alter’s new nonfiction offers a spirited analysis of the events that shaped them and the many ways they’re diverging from their predecessors. Then our editors join with their reading recommendations for the week, including books from Nikki McClure, Alechia Dow, Ezra Klein, and Aravind Adiga.
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