Assurances from the state of Michigan and the Environmental Protection Agency that the city’s water is now safe are questionable at best.
Saying he was put into office by blue-collar voters serves the interests of top Democrats, Republicans, the dominant media and the big-business elite.
Amid all the calls for compassion for this pro-Trump demographic, an important point gets lost: Study after study shows that no matter how wealthy or educated nonwhites might be, whites fare better in life—even the poor ones.
On Wednesday morning, Americans woke up to a different reality than they had the day before. Hedges has a good idea of how President-elect Trump happened and how his presidency may play out.
“No one that’s voting knows all the facts,” an Ohio voter said before the presidential election. “It’s a shame. They keep us so fucking busy and poor that we don’t have the time.”
We’ve heard a lot about angry, white, working class men who support Donald Trump But as polls show, his base is far broader We’ve heard a lot about angry, white, working-class men who support Donald Trump .
After plants closed, the economic, social and psychological effects continued for decades and across generations.