Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: white working class

How liberals left the white working class behind

White working-class anger has been simmering for decades, due to globalization, wage stagnation, and the myth of meritocracy.

Why the white working class rebelled: Neoliberalism is killing them (literally)

The rage of these workers accounted for the unpredictability of the 2016 election, since they voted in very large numbers for Donald Trump.

Who Lost the White Working Class?

Nothing in politics is ever final. Democrats could still win back the white working class – putting together a coalition of the working class and poor, of whites, blacks, and Latinos.

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Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.

NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

4 myths about raising the minimum wage

We’re the richest country in the world, home to the richest people on the planet. We can, and we must, treat our workers with the dignity and respect they deserve.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?