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J. D. Vance Changes the Subject / Gabriel Winant

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I think at the heart of what Vance is doing is finding a new way of describing and enacting a politics of being white of white supremacy and racism that ultimately involves a kind of psychological avoidance.

Historian Gabriel Winant on the N + 1 article, “J. D. Vance Changes the Subject: A senator from the unconscious.” You can find Gabriel's article here:

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Gabriel Winant

Gabriel Winant is a historian of the social structures of inequality in modern American capitalism. He is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Chicago. His first book, The Next Shift: The Fall of Manufacturing and the Rise of Health Care in Rust Belt America investigates the rise of the “service economy” in the aftermath of manufacturing. He also writes frequently for publications such as the NationDissent, and n+1.