Ep 84 Season Finale: Richard Hanania on the Working-Class Realignment Myth

Richard Hanania, President of the Center for the Study of Partisanship and Ideology, joins The Realignment’s 2020 season finale to argue that culture wars, not economics, drive political realignments, thwarting populist efforts to reform the Democratic and Republican Parties.

Richard’s National Review Article: https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/12/the-working-class-party-myth-and-what-really-motivates-voters/

Richard’s National Populist Illusion Report: https://cspicenter.org/the-national-populist-illusion-why-culture-not-economics-drives-american-politics/#comments

Let’s talk about what it means to be a Republican….





Let’s talk about that new liberal plan….

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