United States of Anxiety

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Publisher:
WNYC

United States of Anxiety

4.5/5

Critic Rating

The United States of Anxiety is a show about the unfinished business of our history, and its grip on our future. Each week, host Kai Wright invites listeners to gather for intimate conversations and deeply reported stories about the choices we’ve made as a society -- and the new choices we can imagine now. We’re learning from our past, meeting our neighbors, and sharing the joy (and the work!) of living in a plural society. Our inbox is also open for your voice memos—send them to anxiety@wnyc.org. And you can keep up with Kai on Twitte...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4

Jay Shifman • Jay Shifman Blog May 19, 2022

"...one thing Kai is fantastic at is keeping his cool and finding intelligent ways push his guests and callers alike to go further in backing up their arguments and explaining their points...this is one of those unique experiences where random opinions actually drive intelligent conversation."

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Score: 5

Justine Goode • Vanity Fair Feb 8, 2021

"The United States of Anxiety is a finely tuned weekly show...It’s a testament to the show’s prescience and nuanced reporting that the episode’s impact has not dulled since its release..."

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