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Class Conflict

Five Facts About Social Mobility

Delia Lloyd | Posted 04.23.2012 | Business
Delia Lloyd

What a bummer to discover that this great national mythology that's sustained us for so many generations may no longer be true. A spate of recent studies suggests that Americans are no longer upwardly mobile.

Survey Reveals Surprising Result On Class Consciousness

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Significantly more Americans see "very strong" or "strong" class conflict between the rich and poor, according to a survey released Wednesday by the P...

Class Warfare: On the Battlefront, and Living Large

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.20.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

"It's warfare," Poppa announced, his tired eyes scanning the faces of his beloved family. "And it's the worst kind of warfare," Poppa continued. "Class warfare."

Jumping The Broom: Family and Class Conflicts With a Side of Humor

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

The film doesn't try to put a copycat "urban" tag on the proceedings, but instead tells an interesting story free of Hollywood's often narrow depictions of African-Americans.

Satirizing India in the Age of Globalization

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

This remarkable debut novel is one of the very best novels ever to come out of South Asia, and points to a new direction after the earlier wave of writing by Salman Rushdie, Rohinton Mistry, and Vikram Seth.

The Great Disconnect

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Weiler

The elite professional strata most responsible for shaping our political and economic discourse have grown richer and are increasingly articulating a worldview justifying their privileged position.