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Joel Kotkin: We Now Join the U.S. Class War Already in Progress – The Daily Beast

We are now experiencing a growth in class-based politics not seen since the New Deal. During the long period of generally sustained prosperity from the ’50s to 2007, class issues remained, but were increasingly subsumed by social issues—civil and gay rights, feminism, environment—that often cut across class lines. Democrats employed liberal social issues to build a…

Two Prominent Black Intellectuals Just Delivered More Bad News for Clinton | Mother Jones

Coates and Alexander are by no means the first black intellectuals to express skepticism of Clinton and endorse Sanders. Princeton University professor Cornel West, for example, has campaigned with Sanders. On Wednesday morning, Sanders traveled to Harlem to have breakfast with the Rev. Al Sharpton. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, the Washington Post reported that Rep. Jim…