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Political analyst Kevin Phillips discusses wealth and democracy — and whether the one is damaging to the other. His new book is a political history of money in America, from the Revolution through the "second Gilded Age" of our times.
- Kevin Phillips political and economic commentator. His most recent book is titled: "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism"
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