Monday, October 24, 2016

"Listen, Liberal"! What about the election?

Thomas Frank; Pat Macpherson, Seth Auberon, Wisdom Quarterly
Thomas Frank (author of What's the Matter with Kansas?) and Editor Robert Scheer will be in discussion about the upcoming election.

Frank's new book is Listen Liberal: What Ever Happened to the Party of the People?

Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Real Democrats vote Independent: Bernie
THE BOOK: From the bestselling author Thomas Frank comes a scathing look at the standard-bearers of liberal politics -- a book that asks: What's the matter with Democrats?
It is a widespread belief among liberals that if only Democrats can continue to dominate national elections, if only those awful Republicans are beaten into submission, the country will be on the right course.
"Stronger together" propaganda slogan
But this is to fundamentally misunderstand the modern Democratic Party. Drawing on years of research and first-hand reporting, Frank points out that the Democrats have done little to advance traditional liberal goals: expanding opportunity, fighting for social justice, and ensuring that workers get a fair deal... More

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