Rich Benjamin is the author of Searching for Whitopia: An Improbable Journey to the Heart of White America, selected as an Editor’s Choice by Booklist and The American Library Association (2009).  Now in its second printing, this groundbreaking book is one of few to have illuminated in advance the social-political forces propelling the political rise of Donald Trump.  Rich’s cultural criticism and social commentary appear regularly in public debate, including in The New York Times, The Guardian, The New Yorker, NPR, and PBS. He is currently Senior Fellow at Demos.