The Spirit of ’76 and Economic Inequality

9780700621736In a review of America’s Founding and the Struggle over Economic Inequality by Clement Fatovic, Inequality.org highlights the author’s examples from history, including a quote from Pennsylvania teacher James Cannon, “over-grown rich Men will be improper to be trusted.” as the authentic Spirit of ’76 animating the total removal of property qualifications for voting and office-holding in Pennsylvania’s new state constitution. The review goes on to point to how timely this book is at a time when the USA has a level of economic inequality that ranks among the highest in the world.