SIM Ep 458 Chops 190: Mary Beard is inside culture

As America experiences its most contentious transfer of power in generations, Hannah chats to historian Mary Beard about why succession is always a fraught and dangerous time, how society deals with "the losers" and the latest series of her BBC show, Inside Culture. They also talk about the politics of how language evolves, how future historians are going to make sense of the wild times we're living through, and whether "the right side of history" actually exists.


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