Who’s to Blame?
Three new books argue that disappearing jobs and widening inequality helped make possible Trump’s politics of resentment.
Wildland: The Making of America’s Fury
by Evan Osnos
Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump
by Spencer Ackerman
American Made: What Happens to People When Work Disappears
by Farah Stockman
May 12, 2022 issue