The prospect of revitalizing domestic manufacturing after decades of deindustrialization and outsourcing generates plenty of excitement. As some industrial work returns to the United States and Great Britain, workers are finding that the quality of these jobs severely lacking. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, James Pattison demonstrates this phenomenon through the case of Shirebrook and Sports Direct, and […]
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Since the dust from this election settled, many have reflected on the extent of their own participation in the process. This Working-Class Perspective features Jack Metzgar expressing regret for not engaging members of his white working-class family and community about their support for Trump, and explaining what unmotivated him in the first place. My gripe with […]
Despite the attention received by white working-class voters this election cycle, Evangelicals accounted for nearly half of Donald Trump’s support. In this week’s Working-Class Perspective, Ken Estey urges us to look deeper into the diversity and working-class ethos that characterizes this demographic and the theology to which it subscribes. In the coming weeks and months, amid […]