Who is Francis Fox Piven?

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Opinion Zone,Max Borders
By now, you’ve probably read about the dust-up between Fox News/Glenn Back and the New York Times. At issue is Glenn Beck’s exposé on Francis Fox Piven, who Beck claims is a radical socialist willing to use violent revolution to achieve redistributionist ends. Is she? You be the judge.
 
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