How FDR Saved Capitalism

by Seymour Martin Lipset, Gary Marks Hoover Institution Jan 30, 2001 With the coming of the Great Depression in the 1930s, a sharp increase in protest and anticapitalist sentiment threatened to undermine the existing political system and create new political parties. The findings of diverse opinion polls, as well as the electoral support given to local radical, … Continue reading How FDR Saved Capitalism

America’s Hidden Duopoly

by Stephen J. Dubner Freakonomics Oct 31, 2018 LISTEN NOW:https://art19.com/shows/e3e97974-c0ad-4e89-abb3-7ffa9afb5b51/episodes/69521e8d-df4f-40bc-b552-f4c97707cbd6/embed?type=micro&theme=light-orange We all know our political system is “broken” — but what if that’s not true? Some say the Republicans and Democrats constitute a wildly successful industry that has colluded to kill off competition, stifle reform, and drive the country apart. So what are you going to … Continue reading America’s Hidden Duopoly

The Business Party: Why It’s Time to Break Up America’s Most Powerful Duopoly

"There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our Constitution (e.g., Articles of Confederation)." ~ John Adams, … Continue reading The Business Party: Why It’s Time to Break Up America’s Most Powerful Duopoly