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The ‘Hidden Mechanisms’ That Help Those Born Rich to Excel in Elite Jobs

When two sociologists interviewed highly paid architects, TV producers, actors, and accountants, they encountered work cultures that favor the already affluent. By Joe Pinsker Source: The Atlantic Over the past five years, the sociologists Daniel Laurison and Sam Friedman have … Continue reading

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“If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets”

By Staff, Anticap.wordpress.com Source: Popular Resistance Chris Rock may be right. Still, Americans are well aware that economic inequality in their country is obscene, even though they often underestimate the growing gap between the poor and the rich. But it’s … Continue reading

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On the Meaning of “Middle Class” and the State of the Middle Class

By Dr. Nicholas Partyka Source: The Hampton Institute When politicians talk, one of the recurring themes about which they spew platitudes is the economy. It would be the subject of another essay to unpack what is meant by “the economy” … Continue reading

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