Why poor and middle class republicans vote against their own interests:
“If you can convince the lowest white man he’s better than the best colored man, he won’t notice you’re picking his pocket. Hell, give him someone to look down on and he’ll empty his pockets for you.” Lyndon Johnson 1960
“We have seen that”, Foucault wrote, “in penal justice, the prison transformed the punitive procedure into a penitentiary technique; the carceral archipelago* transported this technique from the penal institution to the entire social body”.
Definition of archipelago (n) ar·chi·pel·a·go[ aàrkə péllə gṑ ]islands: a group or chain of islands sea with islands: an area of sea with many islands