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Response to Joseph E. Lowndes' review of Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 May 2009


Joseph Lowndes questions whether the independent truckers I write about were “central to the rise of the Right.” He suggests that truckers were mere dupes of “the architects of the modern Right,” who “selectively appropriated various forms of discontent in the land and turned it to their own purposes.” I disagree for at least three reasons.

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