Why Are so Few US Politicians From the Working Class?

Contrary to the ideal of a government of and by the people, new research shows Americans are almost always governed by the very privileged

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addresses a rally held to call on Senator Jeff Flake to reject Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court on Oct. 1, 2018. Photo: Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

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