Steve’s Essay “Appreciating the Upside of Nationalism” featured on NPR

On Wednesday, April 19, NPR Phoenix reporter Steve Goldstein interviewed Steve about his recent ICE essay: Appreciating the Upside of Nationalism. The interview can still be heard online on the radio station’s website: (to listen press the ‘play’ button on The Show’s April 19th broadcast blue heading bar, then scroll forward to the beginning of the interview at: 10:33). At the end of the interview Goldstein insightfully asks about the role of pride in maintaining positive forms of nationalism. Steve responds by pointing out that while progressives have done well to help us atone for America’s past crimes and abuses, it is also very important to recognize the significant good that America has done, and how it remains a beacon of hope for many people worldwide.