Supporters of US Senator Sherrod Brown celebrate his campaign victory on November 6, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Democrats claimed a slim majority in the House of Representatives, but Republicans retained their control of the Senate. Photo: AFP
Gwynne Dyer
Opinion

Opinion

Gwynne Dyer

After the midterms, Republicans and Democrats must tackle the true cause of American anger – automation

  • Gwynne Dyer says Trump’s targeting of offshore manufacturing ignores the fact more jobs were and will continue to be lost to automation
  • While Democrats suspect what the root of the problem is, they seem unsure how to deal with it

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Supporters of US Senator Sherrod Brown celebrate his campaign victory on November 6, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Democrats claimed a slim majority in the House of Representatives, but Republicans retained their control of the Senate. Photo: AFP
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