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What does a middle-class democracy look like when it comes apart?

Thomas Frank is a historian and columnist and the author of such books as What’s the Matter with Kansas and Listen Liberal. His latest book is a collection of essays called Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society.

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Lookout's picture

His discussion of the book at a bookstore...he appears at about the 3 min mark. It runs about an hour.

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“Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.”

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@Lookout Appreciate the link

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Few are guilty, but all are responsible.”
― Abraham Joshua Heschel, The Prophets

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I'm over it. It had an Interesting run, but the last few chapters sucked.

I'll stick with it till the story ends, but I'm not going to bother putting any energy into it. I've got new projects I'm MUCH more excited about.

Speaking of which... SmileLogos of Hermes. (Forgive my plug)

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I do not pretend I know what I do not know.

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(a huge and far-reaching so-called free-trade agreement).

Plus, more parroting of U.S. politicians and media, today featuring anti-Trump “treason“ hysteria.

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QMS's picture

@lotlizard When did peace become treason? Military contractors now dictate morals too, I assume.

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Dance the resistance boogie