On this edition of Your Call, we’re speaking with Thomas Frank about the current state of the Democratic Party and why Joe Biden didn’t win the election by a landslide.
In his latest book, The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism, Frank argues that Democrats need to change their strategy and get back to being a party that creates real change for working people. What will it take to ensure the Biden/Harris administration embraces and fights for a progressive agenda?
The Guardian, Thomas Frank: Ding-dong, the jerk is gone. But read this before you sing the Hallelujah Chorus
The Guardian, Thomas Frank: We need to reclaim populism from the right. It has a long, proud leftwing history
The Guardian, Nathan Robinson: Trump should have lost in a landslide. The fact that he didn’t speaks volumes
NY Mag, Park MacDougald: What’s the Matter With Populism? Nothing.
The Intercept, Ryan Grim and Akela Lacy: Biden Wins, but Now the Hard Part Begins