Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank, who lives in Chicago, is the author of One Market under God and The Conquest of Cool. He is the editor of the Baffler.

You will probably be surprised to learn of the massive and virtually unchecked power that the Left holds in the United States. After all, you’ll say, aren’t the key American institutions – the Presidency, the Congress, the Supreme Court, the military, the corporations – run by determined right-wingers or weak-kneed centrists? And didn’t American thinkers recently...

There is no great mystery about the Republican victory in the US election. It was the product of what used to be one of the most familiar and powerful combinations in the modern history of...

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