Outer Limits

Scheiber, Noam
March 2005
New Republic;3/14/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 9, p6
Discusses the employment situation in the U.S. and how it reflects on the Democratic party. Gallup polls showing that white working-class voters rate employment as their largest concern; Support for U.S. President George W. Bush and the Republican party in the 2004 elections because Democrats could not offer a solution to the decrease in employment; Trends the Democrats would need to control in order to retake the employment trump card, including slowing the pace of trade liberalization and reversing the decline in unionization.


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