The president's pseudo-populist economic message helped put him in the Oval Office, but it's not likely to work given the world's economic realities.
The story of the Essex—rooted in racialized ignorance and fear—offers a valuable lesson in survival for contemporary America.
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.
"There's probably worse to come, as further blows to working people are authorized by the Trump/Roberts [Supreme Court]," the renowned thinker said recently.
In a BBC "Newsnight" interview, the renowned linguist (pictured) talks about the Democrats' betrayal of the working class and Sanders' incredible feat of breaking with "a century of U.S. history."
The interests of the working class were supposed to be the focus of the Trump administration, but the president has no coherent approach for lifting up blue-collar Americans.
Progressives need to sharpen their understanding of why blue-collar Americans voted a billionaire into the White House and find a way to connect with them.
On some matters, such as Donald Trump’s future Supreme Court choices, the Vermont senator is less combative than some of his colleagues. On other issues, he digs in his heels.
The comedian sat down with the former Democratic presidential candidate to discuss the state of the union after November's shocking (to many) election results -- after which she muttered, "I wish you were president."The comedian sat down with the former Democratic presidential candidate to discuss the state of the union after November's shocking (to many) election results—after which she muttered, "I wish you were president."