Democrats Keep Handing Working-Class Voters to Republicans

By letting false friends in the GOP appeal to striking railworkers, Democrats are playing with fire.

Illustration by Carmen Casado

“The rail workers had good reason to threaten a strike,” a US senator wrote in December. “Railway workers wanted sufficient paid leave to cover illnesses, and the big companies didn’t want to provide them, despite the fact the rail companies are more profitable than ever. How have they gotten so profitable in just the last […]

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