Thomas Frank is a columnist at Harper’s Magazine, is the founding editor of The Baffler and the author of The Wrecking Crew and What’s the Matter with Kansas? His latest book is Listen, Liberal or What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? (2016).
How the Democratic Party Created a Liberalism of the Rich
This isn’t the stuff of Franklin Roosevelt or the United Auto Workers.
The Silence of the Technocrats
Democrats let the resurgent Right claim the mantle of populism—and win.