Will Any Politicians Speak For The White Working Class?

The upper middle class bias in journalism against the white working class is not a pretty sight. This short article describes the actual situations of white working class people around the U.S. The only problem is that the Republicans are blamed. But why blame them? Their party is the party of the wealthy and everyone knows it. The party that should be attacked is the Democratic Party. They are the ones who claim to be speaking for the lower classes, but they never have.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his four books: From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World Co-Authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present and Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia WA.

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