Jonathan Mchugh

How the Populist Movement Transformed American Politics

It started with earnest labor unions but quickly evolved into a manipulative, power-hungry machine.

The rise of populism in western politics has played a profound role in U.S. democracy. In the 19th century, the lower class rose up against the elites of society by selecting their own candidates who…

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Lauren Harlow

Lauren Harlow

Historian • Writer • Passion for telling contested histories • she/her