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Thomas Frank Talks to Joshua Holland About the 'Hard-Times Swindle' and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right

Frank talks about Communism, the Tea Party and his new book, "Pity the Billionaire."
 
 
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On Sunday, we were proud to debut the AlterNet Radio Hour, hosted by Joshua Holland, on We Act Radio in Washington DC. It's a weekly show featuring progressive journalists, activists and maybe a few wonks.

Among our first guests was Thomas Frank, a columnist with Harper's and author of the 2005 best-seller,  What's the Matter With Kansas, and his new book, Pity the Billionaire

In the podcast below, which runs about 16 minutes, Frank and Holland discuss the great bait-and-switch that allowed the right to bounce back after conservative economic policies led directly to the greatest downturn since the Great Depression.

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