The Half-Life of Deindustrialization: Why Donald Trump Is Just A Symptom

Every four years, the white working class gets a fresh round of attention from candidates and the media. At campaign stops in Rust Belt cities, candidates promise to fix the economy, while pundits yet again claim that white working-class voters are the key to election victory. The pattern is being repeated this year, but this time, both the news media and social media seem especially baffled by the attitudes and behavior of working-class voters.

Source: The Half-Life of Deindustrialization: Why Donald Trump Is Just A Symptom

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