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Zachary Levenson

Zachary Levenson is a PhD candidate in sociology at UC Berkeley. His research focuses on urban sociology and the political economy of housing, particularly in South Africa and Southeast Asia.

Articulating Trumpism, or, Thanks, Obama!

The liberal strategy of simply exposing Trump’s lies, pointing to his preposterously unscripted oratory, and hoping to convey some sort of “truth” as antidote to his base misses the point. Trump’s brand of populism has sutured “the people” to the interests of big capital.