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,

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