Robert Ovetz is a Senior Lecturer in Political Science at San José State University, US. He is the author of When Workers Shot Back: Class Conflict from 1877 to 1921 and the editor of Workers' Inquiry and Global Class Struggle.
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Robert Ovetz talks about how the U.S. Constitution was created to serve the interests of the propertied elites, and how it continues to thwart political and economic democracy today.Read full article
Robert Ovetz introduces his book ‘We the Elites’, and explains how the US constitution was created in order to protect private property, and curtail political and economic democracyWatch Video