The Rise Of The Rich: "Democracy In Chains"

Jun 14, 2017

The American right wing is fond of talking about "the deep state" of late. 

Credit DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

Each side has its boogeymen and suspected conspirators, like the way the left wing feels about the Koch brothers. 

Nancy MacLean adds a name in her book Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America

And the name is that of James McGill Buchanan, presumed architect of many right wing victories and a friend to the Kochs. 

Nancy MacLean joins us to talk about her findings.