Monday, May 04, 2020

Trump Could Win Again- Strategic Racism

Erin Heaney
April 24, 2020
Organizing Upgrade
...white progressives and leftists underestimate the...power of strategically racist messaging, and fail to...engage in the communities the Right is targeting — white folks who are impacted by a system that consistently puts profits before people.


This week we’ve seen an escalation in Trump’s tactics to deflect blame for the enormous suffering and scale of death that has been caused by his administration. His egging on of the ReOpen rallies and announcement that he will suspend immigration build on the foundation of anti-Asian racism and scape-goating of China that have dominated far-right, and increasingly, mainstream news outlets over the last few weeks.

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