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Richard Lachmann Michael Schwartz and Kevin Young

Richard Lachmann, Michael Schwartz and Kevin Young

Richard Lachmann is professor of sociology at the State University of New York, Albany, and author of First-Class Passengers on a Sinking Ship: Elite Politics and the Decline of Great Powers(Verso, 2020).

Michael Schwartz is distinguished teaching professor of sociology (emeritus) at the State University of New York, Stony Brook.

Kevin Young is associate professor of history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Schwartz and Young are the co-authors, with Tarun Banerjee, of Levers of Power: How the 1% Rules and What the 99% Can Do About It (Verso, 2020).