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 ideas to give power back to the people.Washington Monthly Jun-July-Aug 2016 (accessed 06/26/2016) Despite the title, the article is not so much about the American Populist movement itself as it is a survey of how much has been lost with the hegemony of neoliberal economics.
Rick Perlstein weighs in on a persistent question about the effect and usefulness of satire and mockery against demagogues and dictators in ...
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
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