Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: working class

‘Big attack on working people:’ Trump moves to redefine poverty in...

"A novel way to take health care etc. away from people AND make it look like there are fewer poor people – change the formula."

Donald Trump has betrayed the working class.

He still claims he’s on their side. That’s one of his biggest lies of all.

White supremacy in the age of Trump

Never forget that this country has a long history of upper-class whites using racism to their advantage.

The notion that white workers elected Trump is a myth that...

Trump didn’t win the working class. The Democrats lost it.

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.

Into the World of Work

What do you need to know – about the new world of work, but also about yourself.

The Wages of Sin

Huge segments of working-class whites—victims paying for the sins of American empire—are desperately seeking to halt change and re-create a mythical past. This is always the last, desperate gasp of a dying culture.

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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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental leadership’ speech didn’t...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”