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.
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.