Kevin Phillips

Kevin Phillips is the author, most recently, of Wealth and Democracy: A Political History of the American Rich.

For most of the 20th century, America manufactured things. For the past 30 years, though, it has chiefly manufactured debt. Wall Street, with the aid of both political parties, gravely damaged the economy. Read more


Could either party nominate a full-menu libertarian or populist? Our national political logjam explains why artifice has become endemic. Read more

Money, Politics and Power