Norman Birnbaum

American sociologist. Emeritus professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, and a member of the editorial board of The Nation. Founding member of the editorial board of New Left Review. Member of the editorial board of Blätter für deutsche und internationale Politik.


Cover for: Modes of denial: On the legend of US liberal hegemony

For all its loathing of Trump, the US liberal elite shares with him a common delusion: that US hegemony can persist in the 21st century. Trump is not the cause of the disruption but a consequence of it, writes the sociologist Norman Birnbaum.