Episode 24: Daniel Amsterdam on the Business Campaign to Expand Government Spending

Are government and business really polarized, opposed forces? Daniel Amsterdam tells us about a 1920s campaign among business leaders to expand government spending as a way to ensure their own economic and social power.
Daniel Amsterdam is Assistant Professor of History and Sociology at Georgia Tech. He is the author of Roaring Metropolis: Businessmen’s Campaign for a Civic Welfare StateRead more about his work here.

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