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Your Call: The age of acquiescence: A conversation with Steve Fraser

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On the September 15th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with labor historian Steve Fraser about his new book “The Age of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power.

He writes that in the first Gilded Age, in the 19th century, people managed to mount a kind of sustained economic, anti-capitalist, and cultural resistance to plutocratic rule that is simply unimaginable today, so what are the characteristics of social and political movements of our era? Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you

Guest:

Steve Fraser, historian and visiting professor at New York University. He is the author of the new book “The Age Of Acquiescence: The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealth and Power.”

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Malihe Razazan is the senior producer of KALW's daily call-in program, Your Call.