Alec MacGillis

Alec MacGillis covers politics for ProPublica. For more from Alec MacGillis on the roots of the working-class rebellion, read about the Great Republican Crack-Up, the original underclass and the Democrats’ bad election map.

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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Revenge of the Forgotten Class
In March, I was driving along a road that led from Dayton, Ohio, into its formerly middle-class, now decidedly working-class southwestern suburbs, when I came upon an arresting sight. I was looking for a professional sign-maker who had turned his West Carrollton ranch house into a distribution...
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