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Thomas Frank: Who is the forgotten man?
In his victory speech following the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump proclaimed that the 'forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer'.
American political analyst, historian and journalist, Thomas Frank, has long chronicled the decline of the American middle class and the cries for more meaningful action on income inequality. In his recent book, Listen Liberal, he warned that the Democrats are a class party in the most basic sense of the phrase, and that the socioeconomic group whose interests they represent most enthusiastically – the satisfied and prosperous professional class – simply doesn’t care all that much about income inequality