Thomas Frank

Mr. Frank is an American political analyst, historian, and journalist. He co-founded and edited The Baffler magazine. Mr. Frank has written several books, most notably What's the Matter with Kansas? (2004) and Listen, Liberal (2016). From 2008 to 2010 he wrote "The Tilting Yard", a column in the Wall Street Journal. A historian of culture and ideas, Frank analyzes trends in American electoral politics and propaganda, advertising, popular culture, mainstream journalism, and economics. His topics include the rhetoric and impact of culture wars in American political life and the relationship between politics and culture in the United States. See the following video for his dialogue with Nobel laureate Paul Krugman https://youtu.be/5sxydDYNK-I Addresses/analyzes underlying issues that are barriers to equity and inclusion – power structure, policies, leadership/decision-making.