Op-eds about 2016 US presidential election

16th November 2016
For years, I’ve been watching anti-elite fury build in Wisconsin. Then came Trump. Vox http://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2016/11/16/13645116/rural-resentment-elites-trump

13th November 2016
How rural resentment helps explain the surprising victory of Donald Trump
The Washington Post, The Monkey Cage. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/11/13/how-rural-resentment- helps-explain-the-surprising-victory-of-donald-trump/?utm_term=.b2c9bb02d8e7

19th June 2016
The Politics of Resentment: Trump says what angry voters think.
The Chronicle of Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Politics-of-Resentment/236818

15th March 2016
Here’s what Trump is telling resentful Americans (and Sanders is not)
The Washington Post, The Monkey Cage. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/03/15/heres-what-trump-is- telling-resentful-americans-and-sanders-is-not/?utm_term=.5a0371cf7bea

Post-election interviews

22nd December 2016
Why the white working class votes against itself
The Washington Post  https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-the-white-working-class-votes-against-itself/2016/12/22/3aa65c04-c88b-11e6-8bee-54e800ef2a63_story.html?utm_term=.b436ac43d29e

28th November 2016
Middle America’s malaise helped Trump to victory, but he has no cure
The Brookings Institution https://www.brookings.edu/blog/fixgov/2016/11/28/middle-americas-malaise/? utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=es

17th November 2016
The Trump voters you don’t know
The Christian Science Monitor http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/2016/1117/The-Trump-voters-you-don-t-know

17th November 2016
Haynes: Trump, the unlikely champion of rural America
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel http://www.jsonline.com/story/opinion/columnists/david-haynes/2016/11/11/haynes-trump-unlikely-champion-rural-america/93671776/

14th November 2016
Rural Voters Played A Big Part In Helping Trump Defeat Clinton
National Public Radio http://www.npr.org/2016/11/14/501737150/rural-voters-played-a-big-part-in-helping-trump-defeat-clinton

13th November 2016
Trump Country: Rural Americans have the power to pick our presidents. They just chose a politician who’s unwilling and unequipped to help them.
Slate
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/cover_story/2016/11/rural_americans_just_chose_a_president_who_won_t_help_them.html

11th November 2016
A Humbling of Higher Ed
The Chronicle of Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/A-Humbling-of-Higher-Ed/238378

11th November 2016
The Election Highlighted a Growing Rural-Urban Split
The New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/12/upshot/this-election-highlighted-a-growing-rural-urban-split.html?_r=0

10th November 2016
Voter turnout increases on campus, falls for state
The Badger Herald. https://badgerherald.com/news/2016/11/10/voter-turnout-increases-on-campus-falls-for-state/

 

 

 

Post-election interviews about The Politics of Resentment

12th April 2017
In rural Wisconsin, researcher found roots of Trump’s revolution
MPR News
https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/04/12/politics-of-rural-resentment

20th February 2017
In Donald Trump era, UW prof’s rural Wisconsin insights gain national prominence
Wisconsin State Journal http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/govt-and-politics/in-donald-trump-era-uw-prof-s-rural-wisconsin-insights/article_69bb90cc-008b-5d30-912f-bf2019732b59.html

7th February 2017
Booked: Capitalizing on Rural Resentment, with Katherine J. Cramer
Dissent Magazine  www.dissentmagazine.org/blog/booked-katherine-cramer-politics-resentment-rural-wisconsin-scott-walker-trump

7th February 2017
Voters await economic revival in a part of pro-Trump America
Associated Press http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/f70471f764144b2fab526d39972d37b3/Article_2017-02-07-US–Trump’s%20America-Trump%20Country/id-1bc4bd9356f646819a05361d4aad71c9

January/February 2017
What Do You Do if a Red State Moves to You?
POLITICO Magazine http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/01/blue-red-state-democrats-trump-country-214647

17th January 2017
Politics, People, and the Presidency
Carol Koby Radio http://carolkobyradio.com/2017/01/17/politics-people-presidency/

6th January 2017
Kathy Cramer Talking Politics with Robin Johnson
KBUR (Burlington, IA)    https://www.mixcloud.com/Talking_Politics/kathy-cramer-talking-politics-with-robin-johnson-january-6-2017/

23rd December 2016. C-SPAN’s Washington Journal call-in show about The Politics of Resentment.

6th December 2016
Feelings of being overlooked planted the seed for Trump’s election: Rural America wants their fair share of ‘political attention’
The Badger Herald. https://badgerherald.com/news/2016/12/06/feelings-of-being-overlooked-planted-the-seed-for-trumps-election/

1st December 2016
The Politics Of Resentment And The Election Aftermath, Wisconsin Public Radio http://www.wpr.org/politics-resentment-and-election-aftermath

16th November 2016.
Jim Bohannon Show, Dom Giordano as guest host.
Westwood One Network.

15th November 2016
Paul Fanlund: Trying to get Trump’s appeal, the non-hate part
The Capital Times http://host.madison.com/ct/opinion/column/paul_fanlund/paul-fanlund-trying-to-get-trump-s- appeal-the-non/article_8a4a5c95-1ed2-520b-9c38-a88a212bdc72.html

15th November 2016
The Reality of Rural Resentment: One of the biggest themes to emerge so far from the 2016 U.S. presidential election is a widening rural vs. urban divide.
City Lab http://www.citylab.com/politics/2016/11/the-reality-of-rural-resentment/507659/

14th November 2016.
The Politics of Rural Resentment The Brian Lehrer Show WYNC Radio http://www.wnyc.org/story/truth-about-trump-supporters/

14th November 2016
Dom Giordano Show
1210 WPHT Philadelphia,Pa

12th November 2016
Prof. Kathy Cramer spent 8 years field research with Wisconsin’s rural Trump voters…
Daily Kos http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/11/12/1597493/-Prof-Kathy-Cramer-UMadison-spent-8- years-field-research-with-Wisconsin-s-rural-Trump-voters

12th November 2016
Trump’s Victory and the Politics of Resentment: A political scientist’s research explains a lot about why true-blue Wisconsin turned red in 2016, and about the mood of rural and small town America. Scientific American. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/trump-s-victory-and-the-politics-of-resentment/

10th November 2016. Chris Lydon’s Open Source show, WBUR Boston. http://radioopensource.org/seeing-red-trumps-america/

10th November 2016. HBO Vice News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TplfVjvkdZ4&feature=youtu.be

 

 

 

 

The Politics of Resentment in the news since the presidential election

31st March 2017
Reviving Rural Economies
CQ Researcher
http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/document.php?id=cqresrre2017033100

19th April 2017
The Interpreter- Quote of the Day
The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/newsletters/2017/04/19/the-interpreter?nlid=78801897

9th February 2017                                                                                                        
ISTHMUS                                                                                                                            
Lost in Wisconsin http://isthmus.com/news/cover-story/looking-for-a-path-to-democratic-victory-in-wisconsin/

29th December 2016
What’s behind the growing urban, rural divide?
MPR News http://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/12/29/growing-urban-rural-divide

26th December 2016. Trump’s Policies to Impact Rural Areas. Texas Center for Community Journalism. Al Cross from The Rural Blog, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Kentucky. https://tccj.tcu.edu/trump-policies-to-impact-rural-areas/?utm_content=buffer5b1df&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

24th December 2016
Electoral-vote.com
Why Do Working-Class Whites Vote against Their Own Economic Interest? http://www.electoral-vote.com/evp2016/Pres/Maps/Dec24.html#item-6

22nd December 2016
Why the white working class votes against itself. Catherine Rampell.
The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-the-white-working-class-votes-against-itself/ 2016/12/22/3aa65c04-c88b-11e6-8bee-54e800ef2a63_story.html?utm_term=.b436ac43d29e

15th December 2016. Donald Trump’s Alt-Reality. Thomas Edsall at the New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/15/opinion/donald-trumps-alt-reality.html?emc=eta1&src=me&ref=general&_r=0

9th December 2016: Women Also Know Stuff about the 2016 election. Julia Azari at Vox http://www.vox.com/mischiefs-of-faction/2016/12/9/13898054/2016-election-research-pundits- women

November/December 2016
Trump’s Supporters Revealed. Two new books underscore the big lesson of 2016: GOP base voters hate big government spending only when the “wrong” people benefit. Lee Drutman. Washington Monthly http://washingtonmonthly.com/magazine/novemberdecember-2016/trumps-supporters-revealed/

22nd November 2016
Why did US voters back Trump? Economic powerlessness.
Robert Schiller at The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/nov/22/why-did-americans-support-trump-economic-powerlessness

20th November 2016
Caught in the Middle: What universities represent in Trump territory. The Chronicle of Higher Education http://www.chronicle.com/article/Caught-in-the-Middle/238430

19th November 2016                                                                                                
Stereotype-defying Trump voters have no regrets                                                            
Financial Times  https://www.ft.com/content/eb87b688-ad26-11e6-9cb3-bb8207902122

11th November 2016
Yes, working class whites really did make Trump win. No, it wasn’t simply economic anxiety. Jeff Guo at The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/11/11/yes-working-class-whites-really-did-make-trump-win-no-it-wasnt-simply-economic-anxiety/?utm_term=.96e28458461f