Thomas Frank

Thomas Frank is a Salon politics and culture columnist. His many books include "What's The Matter With Kansas," "Pity the Billionaire" and "One Market Under God." He is the founding editor of The Baffler magazine.

The worst DC has to offer: Influence is a paean to Washington greed and corruption Thomas Frank
The Democrats own this mess too: Gerrymandering and obstructionism alone can't explain American inequality Thomas Frank
Bill Clinton's odious presidency: Thomas Frank on the real history of the '90s Thomas Frank
It's not just Fox News: How liberal apologists torpedoed change, helped make the Democrats safe for Wall Street Thomas Frank
Chain restaurants are killing us: Billionaire bankers, minimum-wage toilers and the nasty truth about fast-food nation Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank: First we kill all the diamond-class five-million milers Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank: The New Republic, the torture report, and the TED talks geniuses who gutted journalism Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank: Ann Coulter and David Brooks play a sneaky, unserious class card Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank: Wall Street's long, slow tease Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank: Phony spin even Fox News won't buy Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank on Ronald Reagan's secret tragedy: How '70s and '80s cynicism poisoned Democrats and America Thomas Frank
The GOP's poisonous double-speak: Thomas Frank on how Republicans hijacked the midterms Thomas Frank
Righteous rage, impotent fury: Thomas Frank returns to Kansas to hunt the last days of Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank: "We are such losers" Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank: Paul Krugman's sloppy, wet kiss Thomas Frank
EXCLUSIVE: Elizabeth Warren on Barack Obama: "They protected Wall Street. Not families who were losing their homes. Not people who lost their jobs. And it happened over and over and over" Thomas Frank
Genius grant or TED talk: Does a MacArthur grant make a genius smarter? Thomas Frank
College is ripping you off: Students are cash cows, and schools the predators Thomas Frank
Bernie Sanders: Longterm Democratic strategy is "pathetic" Thomas Frank
In Brownbackistan, everything is awesome! And don’t let any liberal tell you different Thomas Frank
All these effing geniuses: Ezra Klein, expert-driven journalism, and the phony Washington consensus Thomas Frank
Finally, Wall Street gets put on trial: We can still hold the 0.1 percent responsible for tanking the economy Thomas Frank
The 1 percent's long con: Jim Cramer, the Tea Party's roots, and Wall Street's demented, decades-long scheme Thomas Frank
Cornel West: "He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency" Thomas Frank
How to wreck the GOP in 3 easy steps! Thomas Frank
Jon Stewart is not enough: The curse of centrism, and why the Tea Party keeps rolling "Daily Show" Democrats Thomas Frank
Ayn Rand's libertarian "Groundhog Day": Billionaire greed, deregulation and the myth that markets aren't free enough Thomas Frank
Obama really let these clowns win? How right-wing obstruction always trumps sober centrism Thomas Frank
Right-wing obstruction could have been fought: An ineffective and gutless presidency's legacy is failure Thomas Frank
The animatronic presidency: How presidential museums become propaganda palaces, whitewashing Bush's disasters and Clinton's failings Thomas Frank