"Advice on how to talk to the white working class without insulting them."
If there is one thing everyone should be able to agree on about the past seven months, it is that the white working class can no longer be described as “forgotten.”
We have read and heard the white working class described in all of those ways.
But the election of Donald Trump has ensured that we are discussing this group ad nauseam.
In a new book, White Working Class: Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America, Joan C. Williams argues that much of the analysis of this class has been misguided and condescending...
I spoke recently by phone with Williams, who is also a distinguished professor of law at University of California Hastings College of the Law.
...we discussed Trump’s view of his own voters, the role of racism in class resentments, and whether there is any way to avoid being “condescending” to Trump’s supporters...
- He just completely bald-facedly lies to them as if they’re morons.
- But as for people like us, we should have some commitment to honesty. What attitude should we be taking toward people who voted for a racist buffoon that is scamming them?
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