Six Questions for Thomas Frank—By Simone Richmond (Harper’s Magazine)

18 Mar

The social contract of the prosperous and roughly democratic America I was born into has been coming apart for decades, but not for any straightforward reason like “it didn’t work.” It’s coming apart because certain people want it to come apart; because they stand to gain if it comes apart; and yet for them to pull it apart they have to have our consent.

via Six Questions for Thomas Frank—By Simone Richmond (Harper’s Magazine).

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