Monday, November 12, 2012

Steven Hahn on Political Racism in Age of Obama

Steven Hahn in the New York Times on political racism in the age of Obama:

The repercussions of political racism are ever present, sometimes in subtle rather than explicit guises. The campaigns of both parties showed an obsessive concern with the fate of the “middle class,” an artificially homogenized category mostly coded white, while resolutely refusing to address the deepening morass of poverty, marginality and limited opportunity that disproportionately engulfs African-American and Latino communities.


The graphic is a map of the states of the old Confederacy--and of the GOP's current center of strength in the U.S.

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