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The hypocrisy and dysfunction of 'front yard politics'

The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson writes that Americans have become more interested in saying the words than in taking the appropriate actions to back them up. He discusses what he calls “front-yard politics” with host Robin Young.

Thompson is a staff writer at The Atlantic. His latest book is “On Work: Money, Meaning, Identity.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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