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Graphic Policy Radio talks Captain America: Civil War diving deep into the politics. Joining hosts Brett and Elana is frequent guest and Graphic Policy contributor Steven Attewell as well as return guest Amanda Marcotte. Marcotte recently wrote for Salon arguing Captain America is now an Ayn Rand acolyte. Attewell in 2013 wrote in Lawyers, Guns, & Money that Captain America is a New Deal Democrat. We’ll discuss both and more!

You can listen to the first part with Steven discussing the film and comics here.

Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. In the past, she’s covered liberal politics and feminism for Slate, the Rolling Stone, USA Today and many other publications.

Steven Attewell wrote that article everyone quotes about Captain America being a New Deal Democrat and can tell you which specific New Deal jobs program Steve Rogers worked for before he joined Project Rebirth.  He teaches public policy at CUNY’s Murphy Institute for Labor Studies. He is the founder of Race for the Iron Throne.