As the story goes, Donald Trump won the US presidency because he promised good manufacturing jobs to blue-collar workers and a repudiation of economic globalization that many blame for hollowing out the US economy. Anecdotes in the media showed disaffected, white rural workers upset over the loss of their jobs championing Trump (and pillorying Hillary…

via Trump’s win had little to do with manufacturing, and everything to do with cultural identity — Quartz

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