Imagine this: your country is in trouble. Fascism is on the rise. You can nominate a "centrist" or someone "farther to the left". Who's the most "electable"? What do you do?
A fascinating interview with Salon Senior Editor and journalist Keith Spencer who's done extensive research into these questions, specifically the work of Economist Thomas Piketty and the rigorous data that shows how to beat authoritarianism and restore democracy.