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.

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