What Swings the Swing Voter?

Today,  a similar common denominator unites every identity group with every economic populist: All have much to gain from policies that address rising inequality by Les Leopold According to conventional wisdom, the Democrats must appeal to middle-of-the-road swing voters in order to defeat Trump in 2020. Supposedly these voters want a moderate who “crosses the …

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A letter to the editor about an improved minumum wage.

The writer, Dorothy Krahn, cites Les Leopold’s Runaway Inequality while it makes the case why an improved minimum wage is an antidote for inequality. She says: “A minimum wage below survival levels creates a false economy, increasing our taxes due to the help the working poor need. Sadly, minimum-wage jobs are no longer the province …

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Some Democratic Party leaders believe they have discovered a new winning formula. Les Leopold explains.

Some Democratic leaders think the party’s future success relies on suburbanites, women and minorities, and forget about the white working class. Wall Street Democrats love this. Les’s new article explains why, and why this is a problem that could be exploited by a savvier politician than our current president, to the detriment of us all. …

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