Michael Lind is Policy Director of New America’s Economic Growth Program. He is a co-founder of the New America Foundation, along with Ted Halstead and Sherle Schwenninger, and was the first New America fellow. With Ted Halstead he is co-author of The Radical Center: The Future of American Politics (Doubleday). Author of many award winning books across politics, political, journalism, history, and poetry and literature for children, he has recently become focused on Populism, and may well be the single best voice for populism in America today.
Selective articles on Populism:
Nobody represents the American people (Salon, 7 Dec 2010)
Where are the peasants with pitchforks? (Salon, 26 Oct 2010)
Obama’s populist pose (Salon, 25 Jan 2010)