Thursday, 1 September 2011
The Populist Vision - New Books in History Charles Postel
This was exactly what the People's Party of the mid Nineteenth Century was. The judgement of history has not been kind to the Populists, and in this podcast we hear that the judgement was probably unfair. The Populists have been slammed as backward looking agrarian romantics rather than their true identity as the closest the US has ever got to a proper socialist party.