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Will White Working-Class Men Be the Voting Bloc That Helps to Defeat Trump?

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It is not news that Trump won 62 percent of the white male vote, and 66 percent among white men without a college degree. If [Democrats] could speak to many of these men, they might be able to peel off a few million votes—what could be the margin of victory in November’s election. — Andrew … Continue reading Will White Working-Class Men Be the Voting Bloc That Helps to Defeat Trump?

A Bright Light in Dark Times

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There is a struggle under way between light and shadow along the continuum of contemporary masculinity. At one end—the light—is the integrated healthy life of men like my friend and colleague Steve Trudel, a gifted counselor and social worker who was relational, engaged and loving. On the other end—the shadow in every sense— are men … Continue reading A Bright Light in Dark Times

Gender Belongs at Center of the Gun Debate

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Voice Male editor Rob Okun says he has written versions of the commentary below more than 10 times over the years. After Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, Northern Illinois, Aurora, Colo., Roseburg, Ore., Oak Creek, Wisc., Santa Barbara, Sutherland Springs, Tex., Las Vegas, and Orlando. The locations change, but the outline of the events remains the … Continue reading Gender Belongs at Center of the Gun Debate