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*ONLINE* Thomas Frank in conversation with Bristol Festival of Ideas

Join acclaimed political commentator Thomas Frank in conversation with Bristol Festival of Ideas on 10 September at 5pm, where he'll be discussing his new book People without Power and why everything we think we know about populism is wrong. 

This discussion will take place online via Crowdcast and streamed to Facebook. There will be a questions & answers tab just below the video feed to enable you to submit any questions or leave a comment on a question. 

For more information and to reserve your place, please visit the Bristol Festival of Ideas website.

People Without Power

Everything we think we know about populism is wrong.

Donald Trump. Brexit. European right-wing extremists. All have been accused of populism. But what does this often thrown about, yet generally misunderstood, term actually mean?

The real story of populism is an account of enlightenment and liberation; the story of democracy itself, of its promise of a decent life for us all.

Here, acclaimed political commentator Thomas Frank takes us from the emergence of the radical left-wing US Populist Party in the 1890s, through the triumphs of reformers under Roosevelt and Truman, to the present day, reminding us how…

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