‘Whiteness Is All They’ve Got’: Gary Younge on Trump’s Working-Class Supporters

‘Whiteness Is All They’ve Got’: Gary Younge on Trump’s Working-Class Supporters

‘Whiteness Is All They’ve Got’: Gary Younge on Trump’s Working-Class Supporters

Plus D. D. Guttenplan on Jackson, Mississippi, and Amy Wilentz on Ivana Trump’s new memoir.

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Gary Younge traveled from Maine to Mississippi interviewing Trump’s white working-class supporters. He found anxiety, pain, and a loss of hope. For many, he concludes, “Whiteness is all they’ve got.”

Also: The poorest state of the union is Mississippi, but its capital city, Jackson, has a mayor, Chokwe Antar Lumumba, who says he wants to make Jackson “the most radical city on the planet.” D.D. Guttenplan spent a week there—he reports on what he learned.

Plus, Amy Wilentz talks about Ivana Trump’s new memoir, Raising Trump—stories about Don Jr., Ivanka, and little Eric, and their mom and dad. It’s like a reality show about “Real Housewives of Trump Tower.”

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