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Dog Whistle Politics

How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class

by Ian Haney Lopez

Hardcover, 277 pages, Oxford Univ Pr, List Price: $24.95 |

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Dog Whistle Politics
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How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class
Author
Ian Haney Lopez

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Describes how conservatives in government are using race-baiting to coax the middle class with promises of curbing crime, stopping undocumented immigration and even halting Islamic infiltration into voting for right-wing policies that ultimately hurt them and favor the rich.