Prof. Christopher Parker on KQED radio San Francisco, "Racial Resentment and White Cultural Anxiety Fuel Support of President Trump, Studies Find"

Political Science Professor Christopher Parker, along with colleagues Robin DiAngelo (UW) and Diana Mutz (U-Penn), are interviewed for their research into how racial resentment played a factor in turnout for President Trump.

Contrary to a common theme that economic anxiety was not the reason for people voting for Trump but racism in the respect of a fear of loss of power in society.

Most of the data suggests that Trump got many college education white votes, who are better off as a group, than less well-off white voters. So, the economic concerns argument doesn’t stick.
 
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