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Nope - Trumps ‘white working class’ should not be centered by the left

Nope - Trumps ‘white working class’ should not be centered by the left

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How could a white supremacist, misogynist and utterly transparent snake oil salesman accumulate so many votes? Those on the left both inside and outside the borders of the USA struggled to understand what had happened.

A common conclusion in too many of these pieces is that the left needs to reach out, and listen to the concerns of, those who voted for him as a priority. They see a working class anti-establishment rebellion in the Trump vote from what they term the ‘white working class’. They believe that component has been neglected by the left distracted by what they call identity politics.

This is a simple explanatory story that I’m examining at length in this piece to show why it's wrong on two essential levels. The article at includes links to all the articles referenced

image: Modified from photo by Noopy420 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons


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