Andrew Kolin

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Andrew Kolin is Professor of Political Science at Hilbert College. His books include The Ethical Foundations of Hume's Theory of Politics, One Family: Before and During the Holocaust, State Structure and Genocide, State Power and Democracy: Before and During the Presidency of G.W. Bush, Political Economy of Labor Repression in the United States.

Clinton and Trump: Labor and the Election of 2016

by on November 17, 2016

Both the polling and the pundits’ predictions of a Clinton victory were wrong.

The reasons for Trump’s victory in part can be understood in relation to how each candidate appealed to labor and how they represented capital. It is necessary to take into account how Trump’s populist ideology prevailed over Clinton’s money machine.

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