The fractured politics of a browning America

  • Published on Aug 23, 2018
  • The US is getting more diverse. As more Americans realize this new future, it is changing how cultural and political divides take shape.
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    We live in an America where television programs, commercials, and movies are trying to represent a browner country; where Despacito, a Spanish-language song, tops the Billboard charts and where NFL players kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality. We live in an America where politicians on the right and left appeal to voters, with explicit references to race.
    And researchers are now able to pinpoint how these indirect and direct are shifting political ideology.
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  • Vox
    Vox  Year ago +296

    Ezra Klein and Jennifer Richeson discuss white threat and American politics in a recent episode of the Ezra Klein Show. Listen to the full episode here and subscribe to our new channel:

      TRUMP FOREVER 24 days ago

      @Balkan Mode So you see why it doesn't apply.

    • Balkan Mode
      Balkan Mode 24 days ago

      TRUMP FOREVER I did and the first definition I found says “In biology, extinction is the termination of a kind of organism or of a group of kinds, usually a species. ”

      TRUMP FOREVER 24 days ago

      @Balkan Mode What does "eliminate them" mean? You need to look up what "extinction" means.

    • Balkan Mode
      Balkan Mode 24 days ago

      TRUMP FOREVER No. In a society obsessed by skin color threats DO have a color. Whether it is blue vs red in politics or as it is in this thread brown vs white these colors serve as group identifiers and colors do matter. When the entire world view of one color group is built upon the notion of attaining “equality” by means of activism and acts by Social Justice Warriors it is idiotic not to talk of threats. Clearly browns have a grudge against whites and want to take from the whites. They want to mingle with them and eliminate them. I’d call that a threat of extinction.

  • Adam Parker
    Adam Parker 2 hours ago

    Nobody is looking at the bigger picture , this modern day slavery and so called privileged high paying white collar jobs leave white people with no time to care for their families and as a result their birth rate is in decline look at Japan and any other developed non white country all of them have negative birth rate , give all races equal birth rate and you will never have any problems related to diversity

  • Paul Smith
    Paul Smith 8 hours ago

    The sad truth is that democracy in a diverse country is not a competition of ideas, but an ethnic head count.

  • Ramiro Acosta
    Ramiro Acosta 14 hours ago

    California is falling into peices: crime and state debt is rising, quality of life is declining, and Middle-class families leaving California for Texas and other Southern states.

  • Moe Snert
    Moe Snert 18 hours ago

    I go shopping and I see people of all races and nationalities. Let life flow

  • Panthera Onca
    Panthera Onca Day ago

    The more brown the more crime.

  • Thomas Griffin
    Thomas Griffin Day ago

    Para mí, es la seguridad de trabajo.
    Pour moi, c’est la sécurité de travail!
    I am tri-lingual. Let them all come in!

  • MidwestPatriot
    MidwestPatriot Day ago

    Never in the history of the world has a majority group been replaced in their own nation by a foreign population without any kind of war.

    • Ugo Ekwegh
      Ugo Ekwegh Day ago +1

      Like th war between native Americans and Europeans settlers

  • Enrico Cassino
    Enrico Cassino Day ago

    So, the withes are a minority

  • ʀᴏᴡᴀɪᴅᴀ ᴀ ʟ I

    One of the reasons why there are more whites is because America forces MIddle-eastern kids to fill in white but at this point, we're all filling other

  • The Yangem
    The Yangem Day ago

    0:50 My response? I... dont care.

  • Michaelson Sarmiento

    Europeans stole America from brown people, the native americans so I'm not sad about this browning of America.

  • AsiA I.
    AsiA I. 2 days ago

    religion writing music dance drums stringed instrument all comes from hindus you paleskindevils have no culture oh andcotton and cashmere wool both come from hindus .

  • Karla
    Karla 2 days ago

    Basically america is racist. We know.

    • Karla
      Karla Day ago

      @beau sheffield yup simply said its racist. Racism, other countries have it too. I know it's very shocking.

    • beau sheffield
      beau sheffield 2 days ago

      Sorry I meant Burqa. Also they didn’t “try” to ban it they “did” ban it.

    • beau sheffield
      beau sheffield 2 days ago

      Every country that is or has experienced demographic shift has or is going through this. Germany is going through this. This is why Angela Merkle isn’t running for Chancellor. Britain is experiencing this. This was a huge part of why Brexit happened. France is going through this. This is why Marie Le pen almost won and why there were attempts to get head scarves banned. I’m sorry if I misspelled any names.

  • Don Bailey
    Don Bailey 2 days ago

    We been sold out and betrayed.

  • Sam Smith
    Sam Smith 3 days ago

    This genocide against white people promoted by the Jews!

  • Bo Rerun
    Bo Rerun 3 days ago +1

    All Latino hate Democrats....Drugs and adoptions..."no thank you" and Latinos love Jesus and Mary

    • Berto Zepol
      Berto Zepol 15 hours ago

      We are not Latinos but real Jews Israelites

  • Olatunji Olakunle
    Olatunji Olakunle 4 days ago +1

    America should be careful. They are playing with fire. You should never change demography at a fast pace. Because whether you like it or not, race and culture are not far apart.

    AMERICA FIRST 11 days ago +1

    Whites will wake up to this. The left promotes demographic change based on race & they promote all races & cultures accept whites. Talk about hypocrisy.

  • Thomas Cyr
    Thomas Cyr 12 days ago

    You will never erase our footprint on this world everything you touch will remind you!!!

  • britton coil
    britton coil 12 days ago

    I honestly wouldn’t care about the demographic change if they didn’t complain about every little thing.

  • Aaron S
    Aaron S 13 days ago +2

    Do people really think that people voted for trump because of racism?!

    • Aaron S
      Aaron S 9 days ago

      D Bojangles I was for a long time

    • Aaron S
      Aaron S 10 days ago

      D Bojangles what kind of conspiracy theories do you like?

  • Aaron S
    Aaron S 13 days ago

    Wait up. During the 2016 election I don’t remember anything about race and I watched a lot of stuff about trump

    • Aaron S
      Aaron S 3 hours ago

      Instalocktaka 9 who is thinking about race? Racists?

    • Instalocktaka 9
      Instalocktaka 9 Day ago

      The media never talks about race openly

  • Heatea
    Heatea 14 days ago

    This point of view is just based on the white purity that gets tainted but all of whats been said there could very easily be called the lightening of darker population of the US.

    In a few generations there will not be whites and there will not be blacks anymore in the US there will be mixed people of different shades, and most of them will look what you would today call hispanics, the inbetween of black and white. Politics will evolve with it as well since race identity politics will not be possible anymore they ll fight on other things. Most probably Rich vs Poor like it is today in countries historically diverse like France

  • El Jefe
    El Jefe 16 days ago +2

    were taking our land back🤷🏾‍♂️

  • books from Windblown
    books from Windblown 17 days ago +3

    Diversity is not strength. It is a weakness and it will bring ruins to a developed country. Look at Afghanistan it is multi ethnic diverse and it is continuous conflicts.

  • Joy Hasan
    Joy Hasan 20 days ago

    Let's commit u know what cide

  • Joy Hasan
    Joy Hasan 20 days ago

    Its common sense

  • First Name Last Name
    First Name Last Name 20 days ago +1

    Diversity divides it’s in the name how is it a good thing.

  • Gomez Addams
    Gomez Addams 24 days ago +4

    I'm white ... Nothing you have said is in the realm of my experience ... Move out of the cities ... Breath some fresh air ... CA is an example of success??? Did I here you right???

  • Balkan Mode
    Balkan Mode 25 days ago +3

    Diversity in order to eliminate diversity. The “Diversity is our strength” motto is a deliberate lie by science denying regressive progressives.

  • Zahir Datoo
    Zahir Datoo 25 days ago

    America has no future.

  • Tyler
    Tyler 27 days ago

    It might help if the political parties, though more so the Democrats at this point, did not work with the assistance of media companies like Vox, Fox News, CNN, etc. to pit races against one another.

    • D Bojangles
      D Bojangles 10 days ago

      You're going to have to talk to the Jews about that one. Though I doubt they will listen. They do this for a reason after all.

  • Danky Skull
    Danky Skull 27 days ago

    Research Propertarianism.

  • Tyler Walker
    Tyler Walker 27 days ago +4

    "And California didnt fall apart" 😂😂😂

  • dulal23
    dulal23 28 days ago +5

    While us small ethnicities are used to it

  • Best Friend
    Best Friend Month ago +1

    Native will retake the Americas

  • Colin Thiel
    Colin Thiel Month ago

    This isn't what you told sam

  • Independence In Mind
    Independence In Mind Month ago +1

    Support ICE or support criminals

  • Jack R
    Jack R Month ago

    I think that’s a good thing the more conservative the better

  • Tom13 O'Clock
    Tom13 O'Clock Month ago

    The announcer is a little hat usual

  • Scrypher
    Scrypher Month ago +1

    Its all about fear. Understood. We have nothing to fear. Everyone will eventually get along.

    • Tattle Boad
      Tattle Boad Month ago +1


      what an idiotic way of thinking

  • houseofaction
    houseofaction Month ago +1

    every skin color is a shade of brown. the only skin tone that isn't is albino skin color. what you typically refer to as "white" is purely a super light shade of brown

  • CrazyCoolKid11
    CrazyCoolKid11 Month ago

    6666666 subscribers. HMMMMMMM

  • Reggie Williams
    Reggie Williams Month ago

    If a person have a baby by a black person the baby is considered black and is black. Because black is dominate and white is recessive. It maybe light but the baby is African American.

    • 2 G
      2 G Month ago

      Actually the baby would be classified as 'two or more races' in the survey.

  • Dakota White
    Dakota White Month ago

    Democrats of the 1990s wouldn't vote for ice to be abolished. Also ice was established in, he wasn't wrong...

  • JMD inlove
    JMD inlove Month ago

    Why would a country destroy itself?

  • Roan the Delphox
    Roan the Delphox Month ago +3

    So this just proves the Replacement theory.

    • Blake fetter
      Blake fetter Month ago

      It’s simultaneously something that isn’t happening and also something to look forward to.

  • Yuris Abrori
    Yuris Abrori Month ago +1

    Us: I'm browning
    Indonesia: welcome my friend

  • wantafanta01
    wantafanta01 Month ago +1

    its ok to be white

  • False Feathers
    False Feathers Month ago +3

    "there is no threat to white people"
    Meanwhile, I'm over here on FB and Twitter seeing huge Left pages pushing posts like, "White women are for making black babies".

  • luc thin
    luc thin Month ago

    I don’t think the 2016 is the best example of racism because there were 2 awful candidates. I think Trump won because he wasn’t a corrupt & lying politician. I believe he won because he was an outsider.

  • Maria
    Maria Month ago +2

    Its tragic that so many people still see themselves as a series of racial groups. We should we ourselves as equal as we actually are.

  • Amro Elkhodrai
    Amro Elkhodrai Month ago +4

    I don't really care about the demographic change
    Anyone agrees with me?

    • Roan the Delphox
      Roan the Delphox Month ago +1

      You will once you are the minority, and the minority affect kicks in.

  • ChuKy Charles
    ChuKy Charles Month ago

    “Abolish ICE, that is not a policy that the Democrats would’ve been on board with in the 1990’s.”
    Sure, you’re likely correct, but ICE didn’t exist until 2003...

  • Riggz Webb
    Riggz Webb Month ago

    what does majority "minority" mean? seems like an oxymoron.

    • Jazzman
      Jazzman Month ago +1

      Riggz Webb it means the largest of the minority groups.
      Suppose that a state is 70% white, 20% black, 6% hispanic and 4% others, the majority-minority group is the black community. meanwhile the minority-minority group are the hispanics.

  • Jeet Singh
    Jeet Singh Month ago +1

    The country is too self obsessed

  • The All Seeing Eye
    The All Seeing Eye Month ago +2

    Soon there will be one race with all the globalization and intermingling.

  • Diego Chavez
    Diego Chavez Month ago +2

    Racism=lower iq

  • Black American
    Black American Month ago

    World war three doesn't bother me anymore...

    • Zoey Jusko
      Zoey Jusko Month ago +1

      You should be bothered by a World War Three because it's mostly innocent people, including children that get killed. Do you hate the human race and your own life that much? Jeez, take up meditation or something. Seek enlightenment. Do something. Life is too precious to feel that way.