Daily Archive: 07 Apr 2017

Apr 07

Trump Is Just a Puppet of the Republican Party Elite

In The Bad, the Worse, and the Ugly, Paul Krugman wrote, “How much difference has it made, really, that Donald Trump rather than a conventional Republican sits in the White House?” This is something that I’ve been talking about since well before Trump won the election, much less became — the words still come hard …

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Apr 07

Economic Populism Is the Way Forward, But Trump Still Won Because of Racism

It isn’t only Republicans, it seems, who traffic in alternative facts. Since Donald Trump’s shock election victory, leading Democrats have worked hard to convince themselves, and the rest of us, that his triumph had less to do with racism and much more to do with economic anxiety — despite almost all of the available evidence …

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