E. Green – The Atlantic Monthly
A new study finds that fear of societal change, not economic pressure, motivated votes for the president among non-salaried workers without college degrees / … Sixty-eight percent of white working-class voters said the American way of life needs to be protected from foreign influence. And nearly half agreed with the statement, “things have changed so much that I often feel like a stranger in my own country.” … Nearly two-thirds of the white working class say American culture has gotten worse since the 1950s. Sixty-eight percent say the U.S. is in danger of losing its identity, and 62 percent say America’s growing numbers of immigrants threaten the country’s culture. More than half say discrimination against whites has become just as problematic as discrimination against minorities.