Wednesday, September 18, 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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Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

NY judge resigns after posting noose image on Facebook

After posting the image of a noose with the words “Make America Great Again” on his Facebook page, an upstate New York...

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action