Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right

Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right

Thomas Frank


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From the bestselling writer of What's the problem with Kansas?, this witty and hugely provocative ebook asks an easy query: How is it attainable that the disastrous cave in of the loose industry financial system in 2008 can have heralded a favored revival―of the right?

In Pity the Billionaire, an excellent, humorous, and nerve-racking travel de strength, Thomas Frank analyzes the sleight of hand interested by the right's resurgence―all the upside-down grievances that experience reworked fiscal ache into valentines for the wealthy and strong. This nice chronicler of yankee paradox dissects the contradictions on the middle of the country's politics, and during this "dazzling" e-book once more exhibits himself as "one of the easiest left-wing writers the US has produced" (The Guardian).

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