About 6 years ago

11/16/2016 - Midnight Reads – Pulling Democrats Back to ‘It’s the Economy, Stupid’

– The New York Times 
The New York Times lays out what’s at stake for the Democratic Party and plots a potential path forward. With 38 Governor races on the line and partisan control over redistricting in the balance, the stakes are high in 2018.
– Governing
Trump’s dominance arose from rural areas, and correspondingly, his presidency will likely focus on strengthening those regions. Cities, meanwhile, are becoming the urban laboratories of democracy, pilot-testing new policies and ideas that might later spread across the country to become commonplace. Their role in influencing the American landscape will be showcased over the next four years.
– The Wall Street Journal
Democrats, reeling after losing the 2016 presidential race, spoke over the weekend about the need to sharpen the party’s focus on working-class Americans who turned out for President-elect Donald Trump.
– The Pew Charitable Trusts
Employers want workers with the right education, training and experience, but that’s not the only reason jobs are hard to fill. The Pew Charitable Trusts outlines different obstacles and solutions for workplace development in the United States.