Reflections on the US Election: what explains the “Blue Collar” vote?

Editor’s Note: Despite the overwhelming endorsement of Hillary Clinton by US labor leaders, even more than the usual number of union members voted Republican. according to AFL-CIO exit polls, Trump garnered 43 percent of the union household vote,* the highest since Reagan in 1984. There is no shortage of opinion and analysis attempting to explain … Continue reading Reflections on the US Election: what explains the “Blue Collar” vote?