Archive for April, 2009


Special sneak preview screening – May 9, 2009 in Washington, D.C.

“What’s the Matter with Kansas?” will have a Sneak Preview screening at the Politics on Film festival in Washington, D.C.  Filmmakers Laura Cohen and Joe Winston, and author Thomas Frank will all be in attendance.
Navy Memorial Auditorium
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004
Saturday, May 9
7:30 pm
Tickets are $10.  You can purchase at the box office or [...]

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Tax day “Tea Parties” – populist outrage or manufactured spectacle?

The Tax Day tea parties, which emanated from some CNBC’s Rick Santelli reporting about Obama’s plan to bail out some distressed mortgage holders, have certainly made a splash.
Thomas Frank and some others such as Firedoglake feel that these events are not spontaneous uprisings, but a coordinated public relations campaign, funded by certain right-wing foundations and [...]

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Radio interview today

Laura and Joe will record a live interview about “What’s the Matter with Kansas?” on Community Bridge Radio, starting at 5:00 pm today, April 2, 2009, on KSDB 91.9 FM Manhattan.  You can listen live via your computer by going to and clicking on the “Listen Live” button at the top of the page.
UPDATE:  [...]

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