Hedrick Smith

PBS Frontline Producer

Guest

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and author of Who Stole the American Dream. Currently the editor of the civic action site Reclaim.

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The Constitution requires that the boundaries of congressional districts be re-drawn every 10 years, according to the latest census.  In 2010, Republicans won control of legislatures…

Where Should Democracy Draw the Line?

The Constitution requires that the boundaries of congressional districts be re-drawn every 10 years, according to the latest census.  In 2010, Republicans won control of legislatures…

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The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House.

The Mythology of the Middle Class

The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House.

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In both Tampa and Charlotte, speaker after speaker tried to identify with "the Middle Class" and echoed the theme of upward mobility and fulfillment of "the American Dream."

Republicans, Democrats and 'the Middle Class'

In both Tampa and Charlotte, speaker after speaker tried to identify with "the Middle Class" and echoed the theme of upward mobility and fulfillment of "the American Dream."

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