Longreads Member Exclusive: The American Nonconformist, by Thomas Frank

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This week’s Longreads Member pick is “The American Nonconformist in the Age of the Commercialization of Dissent,” a 1992 essay by Thomas Frank from The Baffler, the magazine he cofounded with Keith White in 1988.

Frank writes:

“In republishing this bit of juvenilia from 1992—my…

Longreads Member Exclusive: The American Nonconformist, by Thomas Frank