Daniel Martinez HoSang and Joseph E. Lowndes’s new book, Producers, Parasites, Patriots: Race and the New Right-Wing Politics of Precarity, takes a critical, theoretical approach to sociopolitical change by examining how conceptions of race and class have transformed over time in the United States. In five sharp and telling chapters, the authors center their arguments around stories of racist, capitalist oppression that take on a distinctly American perspective. While components of race and class have been heavily examined, discussed, and debated throughout the literature, it is imperative that scholars revisit such discussions through a new lens, as the contemporary landscape of race and class is incredibly complex and extraordinarily fine grained. The authors add their piece to the discussion on the recent and very public rise of the “alt-right” and various white nationalist factions in...

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