The Left Is Still Losing the Working Class

It’s good that college-educated workers are unionizing. But it doesn’t tell us much about the working class as a whole.

Illustration by Thomas Hedger

Lately, I’ve witnessed a familiar cycle of discussion about social class in America: some new poll or statistic will show that progressives are failing to win over working-class voters, then a chorus of critics will name all the ways to correct for this failure. In response, others will defend progressive tactics and appeals and insist […]

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