What frightens me is that while Democrats try to reach out to various voter groups, many of whom are combating systemic inequality that must be addressed, they are forgetting one with legitimate grievances of its own. I’m talking about the Trump base: white, blue-collar workers (or non-workers) who are struggling to make a living.
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In 1934, President Roosevelt traveled to Green Bay, Wisconsin to support working families who were struggling against the equivalent of today’s Koch brothers. By
Franklin Roosevelt gave us the New Deal; Lyndon Johnson gave us the Great Society, and Barack Obama gave us a stimulus package of more
Recently I was in Seattle and took in a tourist attraction, the Seattle Underground. I was a little skeptical at first, because I thought
America is supposed to be the land of opportunity, where people who work hard can create wealth and security for themselves and their families.
The current lack of bi-partisan cooperation in part reflects a polarity of ideas, but also a distressing amount of “boys and girls behaving badly.”