Barry C. Lynn and Phillip Longman have a good historical essay on business regulation policy in the US, Populism With a Brain: Ten old/new i...
Thorstein Veblen 1857-1929
"By far the most amused and penetrating view of the American rich in their greatest days was by a contemporary observer. He wrote of them at the very peak of their power and ostentation. This was Thorstein Veblen." - John Kenneth Galbraith
For my blog and Google+ posting, you would need to know that I consider myself a Jacksonian Democrat - as in Andy Jackson don't-let-the-bankers-and-secessionists-take-over Democrat. Also a news junkie.