Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara

Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working peopleThe 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: disgust his opponents, embolden his base and distract the general public.As most people have heard by now, the president said that four congresswomen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar – should “go back” and try to fix the “crime infested places” they “originally came from”. He’s continued rallying against them, accusing them somehow of being both godless communists and radical Islamists. Continue reading...

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