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  • emPity the Billionaireem
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    Pity the Billionaire

    Author Thomas Frank talked about his book, Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right, in which he looks at the correlation between the poor economy…

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    Pity the Billionaire

    Thomas Frank questions why, following the 2008 economic collapse, there has not been more public outrage against those who benefit most from the economic system. He argues that instead of a…

    1,083 views
  • After Words with Thomas Frank
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    After Words with Thomas Frank

    Thomas Frank, author of The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule, published by Metropolitan Books, was interviewed about his book by Jeanne Cummings. Mr. Frank argued in his book that…

    591 views
  • Challenge for the Next Generation
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    Challenge for the Next Generation

    Portions of this program may contain language that may be offensive to some viewers. During the morning panel of the 2005 Campus Progress National Student Conference, a panel was held titled, “Challenge for the Next…

    85 views
  • emWhats the Matter with Kansasem
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    What's the Matter with Kansas?

    Mr. Frank talked about his book What’s the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America, published by Metropolitan. In his remarks he addressed thee widespread support, by both…

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  • emWhats the Matter with Kansasem
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    What's the Matter with Kansas?

    Mr. Frank talked about his book What’s the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America, published by Metropolitan. He also responded to telephone calls, faxes, and…

    127 views
  • emWhats the Matter with Kansas em
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    What's the Matter with Kansas?

    Thomas Frank spoke about his book, What’s the Matter with Kansas?, published by Metropolitan. In his book, he argues that Republicans have been able to gain the support of large numbers of…

    297 views
  • Political Panel
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    Political Panel

    The panelists discussed the current state of politics. Thomas Frank wrote What’s the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America. Thai Jones wrote A Radical Line: From the Labor…

    88 views
  • emOne Market Under God Extreme Capitalismem
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    One Market Under God: Extreme Capitalism

    Mr. Frank discussed his book One Market Under God: Extreme Capitalism, Market Populism, and the End of Economic Democracy, published by Doubleday. In his book and talk, Mr. Frank criticizes…

    243 views
  • Consumerism and Corporate America
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    Consumerism and Corporate America

    Mr. Frank spoke about the variety of “faux populisms” in the United States. He focused particularly on how advertising fools people into thinking they have more choices than ever when in…

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