Chris Hayes

A Colony in a Nation

Chris Hayes

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Chris Hayes is the host of, "All In with Chris Hayes," on MSNBC and an editor-at-large at The Nation. Hayes’ latest book, *A Colony in a Nation*, offers a revelatory and challenging new framework to understand inequality and justice in America today. Hayes gives us a new way to frame, and advance the national conversation on policing and democracy. He proposes that our country has fractured in two: a Colony and a Nation. In the Nation, we venerate the law. In the Colony, we obsess over order; fear trumps civil rights; and aggressive policing resembles occupation. How and why did Americans build a system where conditions in Ferguson and West Baltimore mirror those that sparked the American Revolution?

Chris Hayes

Chris Hayes is the Emmy Award–winning host of All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, the New York Times best-selling author of Twilight of the Elites, and an editor-at-large at The Nation. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, daughter, and son.

A Colony in a Nation

A Colony in a Nation is an essential book—searing and insightful—that will reframe our thinking about law and order in the years to come.

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