Race, Income, and Elections: The White (Male?) Working Class

In my last post before the election, I quibbled with Peter Levine’s strategic argument that Trump’s supporters might be momentarily richer than average, but only because they were older, maler, and whiter. I worried that it was a kind of mistake, even if it’s perhaps an analytic effort designed to enhance our ability and willingness to achieve strategic… Continue reading Race, Income, and Elections: The White (Male?) Working Class

Explainer Journalism Needs Better Explanations

Corey Robin got some nice jabs in at the current class of younger non-academic pundits a while back: A lot of these pundits and reporters¬†are younger, part of the Vox generation of journalism.¬†Unlike the older generation of journalists, whose calling card was that they know how to pick up a phone and track down a… Continue reading Explainer Journalism Needs Better Explanations