A film about the people who had long been forgotten, but now cannot be ignored — from the Rust Belt to the Essex coast. Featuring: Salena Zito, Matthew Goodwin, Glenn Loury, Munira Mirza, Paul Embery, Brian Denny and more.
Brexit and Trump, two ballot box revolts, though different in many ways, shared one clear thing in common, the fury they provoked from the establishment.
“This was a white lash”
“Racists populism is out of the bottle”
Politicians and commentators in Britain and America denounced voters as uneducated, racist, deplorable.
What I call the basket of deplorables, the racist, homophoic, sexists, you name it! ~ Hillary Clinton
Democracy itself was called into question. This is a film about those voters, the people who had long been forgotten, and now cannot be ignored. About how we got here, and where these populist revolts might be headed next.
The tectonic plates have shifted and people who you would rather not hear from are now having a voice.
DEPLORABLES: Trump, Brexit and the Demonised Masses
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