Author Ronald P. Formisano argues that the growing gap between the most affluent Americans and the rest of society is changing the country into one defined—more than almost any other developed nation—by exceptional inequality of income, wealth, and opportunity. In our latest book trailer, Ron discusses his timely book on the topic, Plutocracy in America: How Increasing Inequality Destroys the Middle Class and Exploits the Poor. Use promo code “HDPD” to receive a 30% discount when you order your copy on the JHUP website or by calling 800-537-5487.
Ronald P. Formisano is the William T. Bryan Chair of American History and professor emeritus of history at the University of Kentucky. In addition to Plutocracy in America, he is the author of The Tea Party: A Brief History and For the People: American Populist Movements from the Revolution to the 1850s.