Two years ago, I described the Youngstown area as “crossover ground zero” for Donald Trump and the politics of resentment in working-class and rust belt communities. In local rallies during the 2016 campaign and since he took office, Trump has repeatedly promised an economic renaissance and immigration reform.Read more →
posts and bio John Russo
John Russo is a Visiting Scholar at the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University. He also serves as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Metropolitan Institute of Virginia Tech University, in Arlington. Until December, 2012, he was Director of the Labor Studies Program and Co-Director of the Center for Working-Class Studies at Youngstown State University.