‘White trash’ in the ‘basket of deplorables’: Continued crisis of men in America

Brij Mohan

Abstract

The ‘post-truth’ society has produced a compound of two sets of new revolutionaries: We have known about the ‘white trash’ for about 400 years. The ‘deplorables’ represent the new Hillbillies left out by the ravages of globalized economy; ‘basement dwellers’ are reluctant liberals unable to confront the new realities of a hopelessly divided nation.


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‘white trash’; ‘basket of deplorables’; crisis; America

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18063/esp.v2.i1.97
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