Nation Topics - Class
News and Features
How the mortgage industry stole black America's hard-won wealth.
The victims of the housing market's collapse are crippling an unjust economic system.
Walter Benn Michaels's The Trouble With Diversity challenges us to remove our race-tinted glasses and view the world in the class-based terms that, he argues, define it.
American business elites in Davos for the World Economic Forum are
far more interested in global markets and corporate investors than they
are in ordinary Americans' needs.
Not since the days of the Dust Bowl has America seen such
a massive migration of refugees. Who becomes one of this tribe
is a matter of race and class.
A few weeks ago, if you recall, Britain's Prince Harry was having himself a high old time at a Colonials and Natives party to which he came costumed as a Nazi officer.
As one of those pathetic evolutionary throwbacks who has never used e-mail or the Internet, and has hardly ever handled a mobile phone, I can approach this book with all the supreme disinterested
Our political leaders are doing everything they can to fortify class inequality.
My son collects my change--the random coins that come from little daily
transactions, the pennies, nickels and dimes that build up in my
It offers a blatant apologia for economic inequality--but few question the faith.