Michael Kazin is a professor of history at Georgetown University and co-editor of the leftist quarterly magazine Dissent. A graduate of Harvard with a PhD from Stanford, he was a member of the radical group Students for a Democratic Society in the 1960s. Kazin has written five books and co-edited three, including the Encyclopedia of American Political History. His most recent book, American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation came out in August
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History professor and co-editor of Dissent magazine, Michael Kazin, looks back at US leftist movements from abolitionism to Vietnam to see where OWS came from and what it can learn from the past.
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After a tumultuous year in politics, ‘populism’ is on everybody’s lips. But what is it? Is it good or bad for democracy? How is it that populist movements often have superrich leaders? Political scientist and longtime populism observer Cas Mudde recommends the best books on populism.