Joe Bageant

JOE BAGEANT is author of the book, Deer Hunting With Jesus: Dispatches from America’s Class War. (Random House Crown), about working class America. He is also a contributor to Red State Rebels: Tales of Grassroots Resistance from the Heartland (AK Press). A complete archive of his on-line work, along with the thoughts of many working Americans on the subject of class may be found on ColdType and JOE BAGEANT’s website,

Rainbow Bageant

Ignorance and Courage in the Age of Lady Gaga

Flatworm Economics

Honk If You Love Caviar!

Waltzing at the Doomsday Ball

The Politics of Plunder

The Fearless Plain

Learning About Capitalism at Gunther’s Garage

Round Midnight

The Annotated Obama

Bass Boats and Queer Marriage

The Iron Cheer of Empire

Obama’s Fake Fight for Reform

A Yard Sale in Chernobyl

The Bastards Never Die

America’s White Underclass

Workers’ Rights

Plain Truths From Appalachia

A Commodity Called Misery

The Bailout in Plain English

Life in the Post-Political Age

Old Dogs and Hard Time

Media Shit Storms and Heartland Reality

The Audacity of Depression

Nine Billion Little Feet on the Highway of the Damned

Getting Out the Bling Vote

The Ghosts of Timothy Leary and Hunter S. Thompson

Rising Above Politics

Why Are Leftists So Damn Afraid of God?

A Feral Dog Howls in Harvard Yard

Dispatch from the Chinese Landfill

Somewhere a Banker Smiles

Inside the Iron Theater

Roy’s People

The Wild Palms of Etowah

It Ain’t Easy Being White

The Politics of the Comfort Zone

Dining With the Rhinos

Hung Over in the End Times

Another Visit to Burt’s Tavern

Driving on the Bones of God

Would Somebody Turn Off That Goddamn Radio!

Getting Down and Dumb at Burt’s Tavern

Is Our President a Whackjob? Does It Matter?

Military Conscription is Alive and Well in the Dominion of the Whip

Thy Will be Done, On Earth as It is in Texas

Talking the Homeland Security Blues with Bingo the Philosopher Dog

Howling in the Belly of the Confederacy