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What’s the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

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Kansans drank contaminated water for years. The state didn’t tell them.
With a New Afterword by the AuthorThe New York Times bestseller, praised as “hilariously funny . . . the only way to understand why so many Americans have decided to vote against their own economic and political interests” (Molly Ivins)Hailed as “dazzlingly insightful and wonderfully sardonic” (Chicago Tribune), “very funny and very painful” (San Francisco Chronicle), and “in a different league from most political books” (The New York Observer), What’s the Matter with Kansas? unra…

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Kansans drank contaminated water for years. The state didn’t tell them.(r/politics)

The short answer is the Koch brothers and their libertarian ideology using Kansas and other interior states as a laboratory for their overarching plans to create a corporate oligarchy in America.

But the more nuanced answers can be found here – What’s the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

(An excellent companion book is Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America )

good for you for wanting to educate yourself about this stuff, seriously

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$5.99

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Paperback

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ABIS_BOOK

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Thomas Frank

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Reprint

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Holt Paperbacks

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