The Power of Money in Politics Yesterday and Today

Interview with Thomas Ferguson, emeritus professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, conducted by Scott Harris

Thomas Ferguson discusses his recent articles, “Big Money – Not Political Tribalism Drives U.S. Elections” and “The 2020 Election in Three Graphs.”

Ferguson is the author of “Right Turn: The Decline of the Democrats and the Future of American Politics” and “Golden Rule: The Investment Theory of Party Competition and the Logic of Money-Driven Political Systems.”

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