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How Donald Trump is finishing the job Ronald Reagan started.


They're going to destroy the ability of the federal government to look out for your safety, for your health, for your welfare - because they want a society of the rich, by the rich and for the rich. That Donald Trump ran against Goldman Sachs and then put six Goldman Sachs people in high positions in the government is fundamental to understanding that his whole campaign was a fraud.

Journalist David Cay Johnston explains why the Trump presidency is the logical endpoint of a Reagan-era shift of power and profits away from workers and towards owners of capital, and how the Trump administration, by a combination of malevolent design and ineptitude, is eroding the power of the state to provide anything beyond riches for the already rich.

David is author of It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America from Simon & Schuster.

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David Cay Johnston

David Cay Johnston is an author, investigative journalist and Distinguished Visiting Lecturer at the Syracuse University College of Law and Whitman School of Management.


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