Would Progressive Economics Win Over Trump’s White Working Class Voters?
Mike Konczal

People have been trying to bring poor white people into a coalition with other members of the ‘underclasses’ since MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign. Poor whites have always ultimately rejected such initiatives. What makes you think things are different now?

It appears to me that if anything, the racial resentments that have up to now prevented certain cohorts of poor white people from coming to a position of solidarity with non-whites have only strengthened.

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