Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank
Jane Magellanic

Thomas Frank is the author of Pity the Billionaire, The Wrecking Crew, What's the Matter with Kansas?, and One Market Under God. A former opinion columnist for The Wall Street Journal, Frank is the founding editor of The Baffler and a monthly columnist for Harper's. He lives outside Washington, D.C.


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Thomas Frank on MSNBC's Morning Joe

Thomas Frank discusses Pity the Billionaire on MSNBC's Pity the Billionaire.

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Democracy Now: The Wrecking Crew

Author Thomas Frank on Teh Wrecking Crew and How Conservatives Rule

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"What's the Matter with Kansas?" - Trailer

Based on the Thomas Frank's best-seller, "What's the Matter with Kansas?" shows how Kansas transformed from an outpost of radicalism to a bastion of hard-core conservatism. Unforgettable characters and their stories shed new light on our nation's political divide.

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The Wrecking Crew by Thomas Frank--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Thomas Frank's book The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Ruined Government, Enriched Themselves, and Beggared the Nation. The Wrecking Crew supplies the first and—lacking future fact-finding commissions—probably the only full reckoning of what conservatism has wrought. Casting back to the early days of the conservative revolution, Frank describes the rise of a ruling coalition dedicated to dismantling government.

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Pity the Billionaire by Thomas Frank--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Thomas Frank's book Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right. From the bestselling author of What's the Matter with Kansas? comes a wonderfully insightful and sardonic look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism. Economic catastrophe usually brings social protest and demands for change—or at least it's supposed to.

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Thomas Frank on his book Pity the Billionaire

Hear author Thomas Frank talk about his book Pity the Billionaire. The bestselling author of What's the Matter with Kansas? discusses the inspiration for his political book, a wonderfully insightful and sardonic look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.

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Pity the Billionaire

Thomas Frank
Picador

A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice From the bestselling author of What’s the Matter with Kansas?, this witty and highly provocative book asks a...


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The Wrecking Crew

Thomas Frank
Holt Paperbacks

From the most astute political scoffer since H. L. Mencken, the definitive account of the conservative reign of misrule and corruption Hailed as a “hunk of...


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What's the Matter with Kansas?

Thomas Frank, with a new afterword
A Metropolitan/Holt Paperbacks Book

With a New Afterword by the Author The New York Times bestseller, praised as "hilariously funny . . . the only way to understand why so many Americans have...


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