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Michael Lind

Michael Lind

Co-Founder, New America

Michael Lind is a co-founder of New America in Washington, D.C., where he is the policy director of its Economic Growth Program. Lind became New America’s first fellow in 1999, and he co-wrote its manifesto, The Radical Center (2001), with Ted Halstead. With Sherle Schwenninger, Lind co-founded the American Strategy Program, named after his book The American Way of Strategy (2006). A graduate of the University of Texas and Yale University, Lind has taught at Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University and has been an editor or staff writer for The New Yorker, Harper’s, The New Republic, and The National Interest. Lind is a columnist for Salon and writes frequently for The New York Times and The Financial Times. He is the author of numerous books of history, political journalism, fiction, poetry, and children’s literature. His most recent book is Land of Promise: An Economic History of the United States (2012).

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