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Steve Fraser

Steve Fraser

Steve Fraser is a historian, writer, and editor. His research and writing have pursued two main lines of inquiry: labor history and the history of American capitalism. He is the author of Class Matters: The Strange Career of an American Delusion. His previous books include The Age of Acquiescence and The Limousine Liberal. He is a co-founder and co-editor of the American Empire Project.

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The Rogue Court, Then and Now: The Trump Supreme Court Is Nothing New

Donald Trump's three appointments to the court—Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett—cemented in place a rightward shift in its center of gravity that had begun decades earlier.

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The United States of Paranoia

From the Salem witch hunt to conspirator-in-chief Donald Trump

Steve Fraser ·


The Greening of the New Deal

The great depression and the climate crisis, new deals then and now.

Steve Fraser ·


Class Dismissed: Class Conflict and Teacher Rebellion in Red State America

Insurgent teachers are instructing us all about a tale of denial for which we’ve paid a heavy price.

Steve Fraser ·


Bernie, The Donald, and the Sins of Liberalism

An American version of class struggle

Steve Fraser ·


Plutocracy The First Time Around

Revisiting the Great Upheaval and the First Gilded Age

Steve Fraser ·


The Rebirth of Family Capitalism

Or How the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson, Sam Walton, Bill Gates, and other billionaires are undermining America

Steve Fraser ·


Making Disaster Pay

From the San Francisco Earthquake to Superstorm Sandy, How Capitalism Stacks the Deck on Disaster

Steve Fraser ·

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