“It’s remarkable, what we’re unable to do as a country.”

June 2, 2009, 8:37 am

That’s what David Simon of The Wire says on Radio 4′s Start the Week, talking about the need for New Deal programs for American inner cities, the impossibility of legalizing drugs, and—briefly—about Katrina’s effect on New Orleans.

This episode also has Antony Beevor on D-Day; it’s a good ’un.

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