How Both Political Parties Have Appealed to White Insecurities to Gain Power

Murali Balaji
Jul 19, 2019 - 5:00
How Both Political Parties Have Appealed to White Insecurities to Gain Power

As the sound of crickets grow louder among Republicans in the wake of Donald Trump’s racist attacks on four progressive Congresswomen of color -- and former Never Trumpers are now entering Trumpworld -- many have wondered whether Trump has completely destroyed the GOP. The short answer is yes, but it’s complicated. It requires a deeper understanding of race and the politics of white majoritarianism as a linchpin to preserving power. Even as Republicans...

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