Welcome to The Roots of Defeat

This website is dedicated to discussing the economic and political upheavals that led to the Trump presidency. What can we do?

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October 3, 2017

Trump’s Tax Plan Lines the Pockets of the 1%

Gary Cohen is President Trump's chief economic advisor. Between 2006 and 2017, he was President of Goldman Sachs. That firm is an investment bank whose principal business is managing stocks, bonds, and other assets of the 1% - that is,...

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September 27, 2017

Why Write “The Roots of Defeat”?

My new book, The Roots of Defeat, is based on my desperate effort to understand why President Obama disappointed me so often. To do that I went all the way back to the New Deal of Franklin Roosevelt to see...

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September 26, 2017

This is a Test Blog Posting

This is text about dog number one. It has a nose and eyes and paws just like other dogs. However, it has a very cute face so it must be a model and get royalties for being on the internet.

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