Many pundits and politicians blame the left's neglect of white working-class voters for the success of far-right parties in Europe and the U.S. But sidelining or deriding diversity isn't the answer, writes political science professor Terri E. Givens. Instead, mainstream left parties must build broad-based support for a multiethnic approach to governance that addresses inequality, strengthens unions, and develops sustainable immigration policies.
How the Left can Right Itself
TERRI E. GIVENS is a provost and political science professor at Menlo College and the author of “Legislating Equality: The Politics of Antidiscrimination Policy in Europe” (Oxford University Press, 2014) and “Voting Radical Right in Western Europe” (Cambridge University Press, 2005).
Terri E. Givens; How the Left can Right Itself. World Policy Journal 1 March 2017; 34 (1): 26–29. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-3903700
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