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Class Privilege

The Bill O'Reilly/Jon Stewart Brouhaha: Denial Is a River in the Right-Wing Mind

Andy Schmookler | Posted 12.20.2014 | Media
Andy Schmookler

People like Bill O'Reilly call upon people to raise themselves up while helping keep a foot on their necks.

Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person

Gina Crosley-Corcoran | Posted 09.03.2014 | Impact
Gina Crosley-Corcoran

I, maybe more than most people, can completely understand why broke white folks get pissed when the word "privilege" is thrown around. As a child I was constantly discriminated against because of my poverty, and those wounds still run deep. But luckily my college education introduced me to a more nuanced concept of privilege: intersectionality.

Student Debt Has Impacts Before Graduation

Rachel Alexander | Posted 09.23.2012 | College
Rachel Alexander

College should be a time to learn, soak in opportunities, try new things and explore. If we continue to have an education system where the average undergraduate takes on $23,300 in debt before graduating, that dream will only be accessible to a privileged minority.