Michael Kazin

Michael Kazin is the author of A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan and other books. He teaches history at Georgetown University.


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Alan Brinkley, 1949–2019 Read more


Chicago workers' use of occupation to battle with their employer was successful, but labor needs more than the return of 1930s tactics to reclaim power. Read more


Why has extremist violence exploded on the right? A historical look at the evolution of populist rage. Read more


Anthony Lukas's last book is a powerful tale of what used to be "class warfare" in America -- and a lesson about why so many people have had a hard time telling that story. Read more