The results of the 2016 election presented a crisis for American progressives that has given birth to a new genre of popular nonfiction literature focused on resistance to the Trump administration. These primers seldom consider labor to be an important element of resistance, and while they include many policy prescriptions, these are often lacking in imagination and ambition. This genre is nonetheless an instructive source, offering a historical snapshot that reveals the fissures and dilemmas facing the American Left in the early days of the Trump presidency.
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Review Article| May 01 2019
“Left-Wing Haters and Angry Mobs”: Primers for the Trump Resistance
Labor (2019) 16 (2): 123–132.
Patrick Dixon; “Left-Wing Haters and Angry Mobs”: Primers for the Trump Resistance. Labor 1 May 2019; 16 (2): 123–132. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15476715-7323786
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