Demagogues like Trump can arise only when the system isn’t delivering. It still can—but only if we create (yes) freer markets and a more generous welfare state.
Brink Lindsey is vice president and director of the Open Society Project at the Niskanen Center. He is the author, with Steven M. Teles,of The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality.
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