Joan Walsh

Author, 'What's the Matter With White People?" Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was'

Joan Walsh is the author of WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH WHITE PEOPLE?: Why We Long for a Golden Age that Never Was. She is editor-at-large for, the pioneering, award-winning Web site, and an MSNBC political analyst. She has appeared on many other national shows including "Real Time with Bill Maher" and "Now" on PBS. Before joining Salon, she worked as a consultant on education and poverty issue for community groups and foundations, including the Rockefeller Foundation and Annie E. Casey Foundation. She's written for publications ranging from Vogue to The Nation, and for newspapers including the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle. An avid baseball fan, she's the co-author of SPLASH HIT: The Pacific Bell Park Story, about the building of the San Francisco Giants legendary waterfront stadium. Walsh lives in San Francisco.

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