1 Article by: Aaron Bastani

Aaron Bastani is a writer, broadcaster, and cofounder of Novara Media. He is the author of Fully Automated Luxury Communism (Verso, 2019).

Centrists Are Pining for a Golden Age that Never Was

As the political center has withered in recent years, self-described moderates have often expressed nostalgia for the “normal” politics of the 1990s. But the era of Blair and Clinton really wasn’t a golden age of progress — and it brought a wave of market fundamentalism still sowing havoc today.