Over the last year, Ian Haney López (author Dog Whistle Politics) and Demos partnered with ASO Communications to explore how people think about race, class and government. Our findings conclusively demonstrate that talking about race isn't merely possible -- it's essential to progressive victories.
We conducted this research both nationally and through a deeper dive in four states: California, Indiana, Ohio and Minnesota.
Full national report (c4 version)
California full report (c4 version)
California LiveStream Presentation
Indiana full report (c4 version)
Ohio full report (c4 version)
Minnesota full report (c4 version)
Various outlets have profiled this research and its implications in real-world campaigns.
Democrats Can Win By Tackling Race and Class Together, The Guardian
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