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Trump Is Scrambling To Avoid A Special Election Defeat In This Rust Belt District
Democrat Conor Lamb is hoping for victory in a union-heavy district that Trump won by 20 points.
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Pittsburgh's Back, Thanks To People Who Pulled Their City Up
City leaders are now pushing to make sure the revival reaches everybody.
Neighborhood Full Of Million-Dollar Homes Is Now An Eerie Ghost Town
Published Author, Activist, Explorer and Photojournalist Seph ...
It’s quiet here. I mean really quiet. There’s a dead silence here that rattles the soul. It feels as though the world has
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Is Rural America The New Inner City?
W. E. Smith Professor of History, Miami University in Oxford, ...
America's countryside is dying, and in a meaningful, measurable way.
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How Trump Alienated Me From My Working Class Roots
Professor of English at Utica College, and author of Transform...
On the campaign trail, Trump sounded like he was playing at being a working-class man, without knowing the rules.
Lost In The Fifties, Middle America Needs STEM Education & Infrastructure
President of Broadcom Foundation
California Democrat Zev Yaroslavsky Tells Robert Scheer Why the State Is a Model for Progressives
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Rust Belt Rout: The Forgotten Man (and Woman) Strikes Back
State Director, Keystone Catholics
Are We Going Back to the 1950s?
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A New Political Force and the Future of the Democratic Party
Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Author
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The Plight/Myth of the "Angry Non-college Educated White Male": Who is to Blame?
Author, Blogger, Manufacturing Executive
What Has America Really Done? Angry "Swing" Voters Elect A New American Oligarchy
PR guy, writer, professional ghost writer
You think you voted for Trump, so that he can "shake up" Washington to your benefit. Simple, right? Not so fast. Here is what you really voted for, based on the long-track record of the incoming power elite.
It Takes A Village To Clean the City
Senior advisor to companies, law firms, foundations and public...
We Need A Pipeline, Not A Wall: Tapping Homegrown Talent For 2.4 Million STEM Jobs
President of Broadcom Foundation
Why Trump May Win Ohio And Pennsylvania
Peter Van Buren
Author of the forthcoming "Hooper's War," "Ghosts of Tom Joad:...
Trump is very aware of the unfocused anger in the Midwest, and is working hard to use that to get votes. If he takes the swing states of Ohio and Pennsylvania, it will be because of that insight.
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Inside The 2016 Fight For The White Working Class
A pro-Clinton labor group is going after Donald Trump's core demographic in swing states.
Political writer and blogger at ChrisWeigant.com
Trump's campaign is now going to fully commit to "letting Trump be Trump." Because, obviously, the problem all along has been that Trump wasn't being Trump enough. Obviously.
Polls Suggest Donald Trump Probably Can't Flip Rust Belt States
He's trailing Hillary Clinton by double digits in Pennsylvania and struggling in crucial battleground states.
Billionaire Trump Claims Steelworker Status
Leo W. Gerard
International President, United Steelworkers
Donald Trump stomped into my backyard just days before July 4 and claimed to be a steelworker.
It's About The 'Working' In 'Working Class'
Assoc. Prof. Boston College Social Work, Anti-Poverty CEO
Regardless of politics or personal belief, we must take seriously the "work" in "working class."
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Donald Trump's Industrial Belt Appeal
In his still improbable path to the White House, Donald Trump has an opening, right through the middle of the country. From
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