Democracy and oligarchy: since our founding it’s been a long balancing act. In his new book Realigners: Partisan Hacks, Political Visionaries, and the Struggle to Rule American Democracy, author historian Timothy Shenk tells of how such incredibly diverse people as Mark Hanna and Phyllis Schlafly productively helped hammer out what makes capitalism and democracy coexist. This history provides tools useful today.

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