The Racism of America’s Poverty Politics

In his book, “Dog Whistle Politics,” Ian Haney Lopez showed how conservatives have used racial animus to drive opposition to welfare. In an interview with Salon, he said,

Dog-whistle politics is not fundamentally about race. It’s fundamentally about attacking liberal government, attacking New Deal government, which is good for the country as a whole, but bad in the perception of some of the very rich. This is fundamentally about power, it’s fundamentally about how we are going to organize a society for everybody. The core point here is that race is being used to wreck the middle class.

Salon

2017 Annual Bloggers Bash Awards VOTING OPEN @bloggersbash #BloggersBash – SACHA BLACK

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Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

It is that time of year again – voting for the ABBAs is now LIVE!

Congratulations to all the nominees!

Thank you so much to those who nominated the Daily Echo in FOUR categories this year! That really is an honour in itself and I am both touched and grateful to those who did so. In the interests of fairness, however, there can be only one category per blog… so head on over, spread the love and vote for ALL your favourite bloggers!


This is it. The waiting is finally over.

The THIRD Annual Bloggers Bash Awards 2017 are now OPEN FOR VOTING.

We had a HUGE number of nominations. Hundreds of them in fact! So thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate your fave bloggers.

Voting Closes June 2nd at 12pm. The winners will be announced on June 10th at the Bash in London. But if…

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