Thomas Frank

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GUEST: Best-selling author Thomas Frank. WebsiteFacebook.

 

TOPIC: Tom discusses government-sponsored public prayer at government meetings as well as his recent conversation with Lewis Lapham, and his first book The Conquest of Cool. In the second segment (which begins at about 15:40), Tom explores the cellphone not as “an instrument of liberation, but as an instrument of surveillance,” the faux populism of Bill Clinton, and the populist movements of Occupy and Tea Party.

 


ORIGINAL BROADCAST DATE:
Tuesday, May 6, 2014.

 

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