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Thu Mar 24, 2016, 07:45 PM

Thomas Frank: Author of "Listen Liberal," speaking NOW in KC



Democrats have occupied the White House for 15 of the past 23 years, and Thomas Frank pointedly asks: What do they have to show for it? Wall Street gets bailouts. Free-trade deals keep coming. The decline of the middle class has only accelerated. Why has so little been done to advance traditional liberal goals to expand opportunity, fight for social justice, and ensure that workers get a fair deal?

The best-selling, Kansas City-born author takes up the issue, employing his trademark sardonic wit and lacerating logic in a discussion of his new book Listen, Liberal: Or What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Democrats have occupied the White House for 15 of the past 23 years, and Thomas Frank pointedly asks: What do they have to show for it? Wall Street gets bailouts. Free-trade deals keep coming. The decline of the middle class has only accelerated. Why has so little been done to advance traditional liberal goals to expand opportunity, fight for social justice, and ensure that workers get a fair deal?

The best-selling, Kansas City-born author takes up the issue, employing his trademark sardonic wit and lacerating logic in a discussion of his new book Listen, Liberal: Or What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Thu Mar 24, 2016, 07:51 PM

1. Our party is the cleanup crew for the mess the republicans make.

 

They move the shit to the right, fuck everything up, make a huge mess, and we get a centrist corporatist elected to not change anything, just to put the shit back on the shelves for the next round of pillaging.

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Thu Mar 24, 2016, 08:14 PM

2. I have this book but haven't read it yet! I am listening to him now!

good stuff!

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Thu Mar 24, 2016, 08:58 PM

3. Can't thank you enough for posting this

I've heard Mr Franks on numerous interviews over the last month about this book. Every time and venue that exposes the message will help turn the tide towards people taking control of their own lives.

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