The myth of the reactionary white working class
Publisher: World Socialist Web Site
Date Written: 12/11/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20112
This identity-based presentation of Tuesday's election is a false narrative exploded by the most basic analysis of the data from the election.
In the days following the victory of Donald Trump in the presidential election, the Democratic Party and media have attributed the results to the ignorance, backwardness and inherent racism and sexism of the "white working class."