The 40-year corporate attack on government made the coronavirus crisis worse

Many were appalled when then-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon framed the Trump administration’s agenda in its early days as the “deconstruction of the administrative state.” Appalled about Bannon’s bluntness, but also about the truth of what Trump’s base really wanted.

But as In the Public Interest Executive Director Donald Cohen describes in the book Dismantling Democracy, Trump is a significant milestone in a forty-year assault on the public sector that has fueled a generalized distrust of government.

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