America's First Calls for Economic Democracy

Seeking an originalist argument to justify your outcry over wealth inequality? Look no further.

The Founding FathersArguments over the intentions of the Founding Fathers are usually relegated to important yet rarified fields like constitutional law. In circles like those, it is taken seriously whether or not we can divine guidance on complicated social issues—gay marriage, campaign finance, civil liberties and so on—from the central players in our national mythology.