The Dismal State of America’s Working Class

by Anne Kim, Vice President, Domestic Policy | Progressive Policy Institute

President Donald Trump staked his successful claim to the U.S. presidency with his appeal to the discontents of blue-collar America — i.e., non-college-educated Americans who have perhaps been the hardest hit by globalization and technological change.

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