A gem of a Letter from America with the brilliant Tom Frank


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Why dereliction is vandalism in Ireland and then off to Kansas with the author of NYT’s mega best-seller, “What’s the Matter with Kansas”, American journalist and historian Thomas Frank. This conversation is critical if you want to understand the American culture war and how the Republicans and Democrats flipped sides, delivered with great humour and humanity. Speaking of humour an humanity, Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, and why Wilde told Shaw that socialism will never catch on!

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