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The Democrats' White-People Problem

Nov 19, 2018 - The Atlantic

toldThe American Prospect last year. "If the left is focused on race and identity, and we go with economic nationalism, we can crush the Democrats."

"I want them to talk about racism every day," Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump's former strategist,

Bannon was tapping into an old American tradition. As early as the 1680s, powerful white people were serving up racism to assuage the injuries of class, elevating the status of white indentured servants over that of enslaved black peo...