To start, I should clarify. When I say socialism, I do not mean socialism exactly. Actually, what I mean, if I am radically honest, is capitalism. I’ll explain.

One of America’s most remarkable accomplishments since around the end of the civil rights era is what we did to the economy and the middle class. We turned the miracle of economic prosperity that we unlocked post WW2 into a system that perpetually disinvests from society and reallocates resources to an ever-consolidating group of entrenched interests, that is to say, the rich. Even more astonishing, we managed to convince a large portion…

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