Steve Fraser is the author of The Age of Acquiescence, among other works. His new book is The Limousine Liberal: How an Incendiary Image United the Right and Fractured America (Basic Books). He is the co-founder and co-editor of the American Empire
Americans were furious at the inequalities of their country 200 years ago. Could they get as angry today?
Why are multibillionaires dictating how America teaches its youth, provides healthcare and collects taxes?
It was Karl Marx who first observed that high finance is “the Vatican of capitalism.” How right he turned out to be.