Pity the American left

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27 Apr 2012

“The economic crisis that first hit the US in 2008 put one of America’s leading left-wing writers in an awkward spot. Only for Thomas Frank, it was not the risk of unemployment or lower wages. Instead, the financial crisis and subsequent recession threatened to undermine his pet theory: that conservatives had somehow duped ordinary Americans into ‘false consciousness’.”

Spiked has published my review of Thomas Frank’s Pity the Billionaire.