The Way Out of America’s Zero-Sum Thinking on Race and Wealth

Written by Heather C. McGhee 13 February 2021

“The anti-government stinginess of traditional conservatism, along with the fear of losing social status held by many white people, now broadly associated with Trumpism, have long been connected. Both have sapped American society’s strength for generations, causing a majority of white Americans to rally behind the draining of public resources and investments” (Heather McGhee, 2021).

Publisher: NYT

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Categories: Inequality, Tools of Democracy