Trump's Racism Isn't Just Racism, It's a Strategy

Presentations

UC Berkeley Professor Ian Haney López teamed up with MoveOn.org Civic Action, Demos Action, and Inequality Media, to demonstrate how Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump relies on racism as a strategy to divide the country for the benefit of himself and other wealthy Americans. He uses racism by triggering two major sources of anxiety for many white people: economic insecurity and demographic change. 

In this video, López, who leads the Haas Institute's Racial Politics Project, along with Demos president Heather McGhee, examines what progressives can learn from Trump's own strategizing, and how we can build a new and diverse movement that will support an economy and government for all, not only the wealthy elite. 

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