(1) “The Department of Education calculated the percentage of students at each college who earned more than $25,000 per year, which is about what high school graduates earn. At hundreds of colleges, less than half of students met this threshold 10 years after enrolling.”
(2) A big step to the left in the UK’s Labour party.
(3) Birthright citizenship is a very big deal: For the past dozen years, around 8% of U.S. births have been to unauthorized immigrants.
(4) Trump supporters are immigration conservatives, economic moderates, and less religious. And, in a similar analysis: Trump supporters are less educated, older, and less religious. (A core demographic here is what we called “Springers” in our recent book – that is, white Christians with low socioeconomic status and infrequent church attendance. Discussing Springers and related groups, we said: “Unlike many European countries, the United States has no nationalist populist party that prioritizes the positions of downscale whites.” If Trump has his way, this could change quickly.)
(5) “We may look back at this election as the one that re-wrote the rules. But, at this point, it’s too early to say that.”