Michael Gould-Wartofsky is an award-winning writer, scholar, educator, and ethnographer whose work focuses on state-society relations and contemporary social movements, right and left, in the United States and internationally. Gould-Wartofsky is the author of The Occupiers: The Making of the 99 Percent Movement (Oxford University Press, 2015) and American Inquisitions: A Social History of Fascism and Anti-Fascism in America (forthcoming, 2025). In addition to The Nation, He has written for The Daily Beast, Gizmodo, Guernica, Jacobin, Al Jazeera, Mother Jones, and The Washington Post, and his research has been featured on PBS and NPR. He holds a PhD in Sociology from NYU and a BA in Government from Harvard University.
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