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    Panel Discussion on Political Parties and Elections

    Authors talked about political parties and elections. Panelists included Ralph Nader, author of Breaking Through Power: It’s Easier Than We Think; Thomas Frank, author of Listen, Liberal: Or What Ever…

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    Listen, Liberal

    Thomas Frank talked about his book, Listen, Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?. He spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row…

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    Listen Liberal

    Thomas Frank talked about his book Listen Liberal: Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People, in which he looks at the impact of liberalism on America and examines its policies. In…

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    The Democracy Project

    David Graeber talked about his book, The Democracy Project: A History, A Crisis, A Movement, in which he argues that America’s political system is only responsive to the wealthy and has disenfranchised…

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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…

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    Will the Last Reporter Please Turn Out the Lights

    Victor Pickard, co-editor of Will the Last Reporter Please Turn Out the Lights: The Collapse of Journalism and What Can Be Done to Fix It, talked about the problems facing the news industry and…

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    News Review

    Thomas Frank, talked about current events. Topics included President Obama, the Tea Party movement. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo…

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    Future of Conservative Politics

    Panel three of the day-long America’s Future Now conference was titled, “Kick Them When they are Down? How the Right Plans to Come Back and What Can Be Done About It.” Panelists focused on how…

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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…

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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…

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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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    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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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