Articles by

Lily Geismer

Lily Geismer is an assistant professor of history at Claremont McKenna College and the author of Don’t Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Trans­formation of the Democratic Party.

The Places Left Behind

Bill Clinton's New Markets initiative tried to fight poverty by showering incentives on the private sector. And now Hillary has embraced it.

Atari Democrats

As organized labor lost strength, the Democratic Party turned to professional-class voters to shore up its base.