Links for 05/08/17

At ProPublica, a report on what a downturn in immigration would mean for low-wage industries. I confess these kinds of articles make me feel dreadful. Do we really only want to let in immigrants because they will undertake the tough jobs we will no longer do? 

Why do working class voters support parties that do not promote their interests? Sarah Attfield, at Working-ClassPerspectives blog, analyzes the situation in the UK. 

At the Africa Faith & Justice Network blog, two interviews with politicians from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Information Minister and a Senator in the opposition. 

At RealClearPolitics, Peter Berkowitz argues that talk about Trump being a fascist is both wrong on the merits and unhelpful for the country. One key word missing from his always intelligent analysis: Bannon.


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