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Monthly Archives: September 2011
“Class warfare.” Lately, it is breaking out everywhere. The phrase, that is. Over the last 10 days commentators, pundits, comedians, and, finally, Democratic politicians have gotten into the game. Elizabeth Warren, the new wonder woman Democratic Senatorial candidate in Massachusetts … Continue reading
As an adjunct I teach two Working-Class Studies courses – one for adult union leaders and staff pursuing a master’s degree and another for (mostly) traditional-aged undergraduate students. In both classes I use Annette Lareau’s wonderful study of how child-rearing … Continue reading