President Donald Trump pledged to bring jobs back to America during his campaign, appealing to a strong middle class base that’s been struggling with stagnant wages and few job opportunities.
Since the 1990s, death rates among this demographic — specifically middle-aged white Americans without college degrees — have been on the rise thanks to opioid addiction, alcohol abuse and suicide. This same pattern isn’t seen in other parts of the world,...
The first 100 days of Trump’s presidency have been a whirlwind of victories and setbacks, leaving Americans with mixed opinions about President Trump and how the next four years could unfold.
How has President Trump done in his first 100 days, and how does it compare to past presidents? Why is the first 100 days in office used as a barometer in the first place? Do these presidential beginnings predict the course of an entire term?
In his campaign promise to make America great again, President Donald Trump vowed to “bring jobs back to America” and revitalize the labor industry. So … where are all of those jobs?
In this episode, professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang interview Christopher P. Lu '88, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor, who provides an inside look at the Department of Labor and the Trump transition. Podcast Here.
Under President Donald Trump, the political landscape changes daily. Catch up on recent episodes of Politics & Polls with professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang, as well as special guests each week. Recent episodes include:
Politics & Polls #40: The 115th Congress with Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.)
Politics & Polls #39: National Security with Gen. David Petraeus
Politics & Polls #38: Unraveling the ‘Trump-Russia Saga’