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Season 2008 Episode 0611

David Sirota: The American Populist Revolt

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David Sirota: The American Populist Revolt
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David Sirota discusses The Uprising: An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street & Washington.Job outsourcing. Perpetual busy signals at government agencies. Slashed paychecks. Stolen elections. A war without end, fatally mismanaged.Ordinary Americans on both the right and left had had it with corrupt politicians of both parties and are organizing to change the status quo.In his invigorating new book, David Sirota investigates whether this uprising can be transformed into a unified, lasting political movement.Sirota, the author of Hostile Takeover, is, Naomi Klein writes, "...a clearheaded and principled hell-raiser for economic justice" - Cody's Booksmoreless

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