Sunday, June 10, 2007

The Age of Abundance

In Brink Lindsey's new book, The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America's Politics and Culture, he argues that the unrivaled economic prosperity of the last century fused the old left/right political split into a generally libertarian consensus.

One interesting result: complacency became a consumer good. Check out his interview with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.

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