Left behind: CMC professor breaks down the Democrats’ challenges on inequality

With a research focus on 20th century political and urban history in the US, Lily Geismer has been grappling with answers to a long-sought after question: why is inequality so hard for the Democratic Party to effectively combat?

TSL sat down with the Claremont McKenna College history professor to discuss the course the Democrats took in the 1990s, and how it informed policies that some marginalized groups still feel the impacts of today. 

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