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Middle Class, a Market Force or a Political Rhetoric
When You Don't Fit in With the One Percent
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I Am Class Conscious
Historian and author specializing in American political develo...
By now, the term "politically incorrect" has become a rubber chicken with which to beat one's opponents. But there is a subtler form of self-censorship crossing over our political divides, a social correctness. I mean our collective unwillingness or sheer inability to discuss class in any real way.
The Establishment vs. Bernie Sanders
Writer, philosopher, and magician.
The very ferocity and coordinated nature of the attacks on Sanders makes clear that the Democratic establishment views Sanders not merely as an annoyance, but as an existential threat. And he may be, at that.
Helicopter Parenting Is A Trap. It's Time To Break Free
Author, 'How to Raise an Adult'; Former Dean of Freshmen, Stan...
Why did parenting change from preparing our kids
life to protecting them
life, which means they're not prepared to live life on their own? And why do these problems I'm writing about seem rooted in the middle and upper middle classes?
Our Brains Are Hardwired For Compassion
Super-Size My Foyer: On Size and Snark of McMansions
arts advocate, author illustrator, podcaster
The Unequal State Of America
You Are Not Alone
Founder and Publisher, Kales Press
For many, the holidays bring mixed feelings. The formerly solid middle class will continue to go to food banks offering free groceries. The lower class is fairing much worse as poverty knows no holidays. The main currency many Americans have this holiday season is hope for change.
Does Class Matter When it Comes to Dating?
Pop culture lover and freelance writer
My friend told me she expected her partner to be at least a doctor (or, if she had to settle, maybe a lawyer). No one "underneath" her would really be able to understand her mind. I froze.
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Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam
Bloggers on 21st-century citizenship
"Clash warfare" may appeal to a minority, but it does nothing to respond to the economic and social concerns of the majority of Americans. For them, class warfare is not the issue -- fairness and opportunity are.
The Great Thing About Having Been Poor
Host of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher"
If you grow up in America, it's pretty rare if you don't love money. One of the first things I ever remember being punished for was stealing money. Five dollars, off my father's dresser.
Airline Teaches Whispering For Its Calming Effect
Notes From a Party for Rich People
The Hispanic Fanatic
in my neighborhood at least try to maintain some kind of dignity in spite of their humiliating circumstances. Contrast that with what I witnessed at the upscale party, where a wealthy man groveled and whined just to get his friends inside.
Take My Wealth, Please: One Percenters Who Fight For The 99 Percent
Explaining The Roller Coaster Ride Of The Super Rich
Six Reasons Americans Fall Out Of The Middle Class
We Had an Agreement: The Results of Being Played
Founder and Publisher, Kales Press
We the people were heroic in rescuing so many Type A's and their financial sectors. I say heroic only because our act now seems selfless. It wasn't supposed to be that way. We had an agreement.
Ex-Obama Adviser: Tax Raises Makes More Sense Than Spending Cuts
Top-Level Professionals View 40-Hour Work Week As Part-Time: Report
Wealthy People Have Harder Time Detecting Others' Emotions: Study
: How the American Working Class Got Brainwashed
Former philosophy professor; Author, 'Boys Will Be Boys'; webs...
Why do so many working class Americans hold such detrimental false assumptions about their place in American society? Why this disconnect between self-interest and voting patterns?
Investigating the Liberal Rich
Founder and Editor, Inside Philanthropy
Consumer Spending Up, But Off Balance: Affluent, Not Middle Class Spending More
More Americans Worried They're Fall Out Of Middle Class: POLL
Madoff's Chief Feeder Fund Exec Shamelessly Sails the Seas in His New $30 Million Yacht
Editor-at-large, Town & Country
I have unwelcome news of Andres Piedrahita, the brash Colombian chief shareholder of Fairfield Greenwich.
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