In the past few decades, something has gone wrong in American life, leaving its citizens subject to increasing levels of coercion.
That’s the thesis of a new book, and its author, my guest on today’s program, argues that what’s gone wrong is a form of private tyranny, with corporations exercising more and more control over ordinary people’s lives — eroding our freedoms and generating uncertainty, stress, and economic precarity.
Sohrab Ahmari is a founder and editor at Compact Magazine. His new book is Tyranny, Inc. — How Private Power Crushed American Liberty — and What to Do About It.
Sohrab Ahmari is my guest, today on Lean Out. Transcript to come for paid subscribers.
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