Absent a More Progressive Economics, the Democrats Will Lose

The challenge Democrats face today—uniting a broad coalition of working class Americans that spans racial, regional, gender, and generational lines—is far from new, but it has not always been this daunting. …

Where working people of all races once helped deliver Democratic victories under Presidents Roosevelt and Truman, winning a majority of white working class voters has proven elusive to Democrats in the modern era of political campaigns. CONT.

Celinda Lake, Daniel Gotoff & Olivia Myszkowski, American Prospect