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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 ...
I’ve been to some crazy abandoned places in my line of work, from the most toxic city in America to the ruins of the Rust
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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, Broadcom Foundation
Credit: Engineering Course, Southeast Community College Changing course requires a massive investment of trillions of dollars
California Democrat Zev Yaroslavsky Tells Robert Scheer Why the State Is a Model for Progressives
Robert Scheer has built a reputation for strong social and pol...
Read the interview below: Yaroslavsky: I don't disagree with that. I ask my friends who are troubled by this result, "Tell
Rust Belt Rout: The Forgotten Man (and Woman) Strikes Back
Social Justice Advocate
Even after a month has gone by, I'm sure many political pundits and "experts" are still wondering how exactly former Secretary
Are We Going Back to the 1950s?
I'm an artist who writes and blogs about things I have a passi...
How many of you find yourself smacking your head and mumbling, 'What the hell is happening to my country?' I know I'm not
A New Political Force and the Future of the Democratic Party
International Affairs Correspondent, Author
There are solutions to economic injustice but few in power pursue them because it's not in their self-interest. And politicians
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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
Author, Ghostwriter, PR Exec.
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
A walker in the city.
What if there were an app for requesting some of the most sought-after city services? What if that app were free and easy
We Need A Pipeline, Not A Wall: Tapping Homegrown Talent For 2.4 Million STEM Jobs
President, Broadcom Foundation
Poverty is no longer someone else's problem, and "law and order" alone is not how we secure our nation. Speaking at the memorial
Why Trump May Win Ohio And Pennsylvania
Peter Van Buren
Author, Hooper's War: A Novel of WWII Japan, We Meant Well: Ho...
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.
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
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'
Tiziana C. Dearing
Professor of Practice
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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