It is every traveler's nightmare to ride in an airplane alongside a pair of bare feet. But it's every Yoga class attendee's worst nightmare to let a giant fart rip in the middle of a session. Just ask Laura Mazza. The blogger behind Mum on the Run, Mazza went to Yoga for the first time in a very long time, after recently giving birth and... Show More Summary
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Intra-Europe business class is usually not much to speak of. Typically, carriers will offer an economy class aisle or window seat with the middle blocked. A meal will be served, but it tends to be light and cold on shorter flights. For...Show More Summary
By Thomas Singer By 2030, the global middle class will grow from 2.4 billion to 5.4 billion people. That surge not only threatens the health of the environment, but also the health of businesses, through resource shortages disrupting supply chains and spiking the cost of raw materials. Show More Summary
The tweener league knows what it is, but also knows what it wants to be. NEWPORT, R.I. — If major college football has a middle class, the American Athletic Conference is in it all by itself, more or less. Financially and competitively, the Power 5 (the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, and SEC) stand well above the Sun Belt, Conference USA, and the MAC. Show More Summary
As of June 2017, economic reports indicate that more job vacancies exist than were available in the year 2000, but millions of Americans in the middle class are without work. If there are so many jobs available, why are there still so many unemployed citizens out there? Here are 7 reasons that those in the middle class can't find jobs. Show More Summary
The last time our country was governable was back in 2009 and 2010. Democrats had a supermajority in the Senate and a substantial lead in the House of Representatives. During those two years, President Obama got more accomplished than any president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Show More Summary
David Brooks got a lot of mostly deserved flak for his latest adventures in culinary ethnography, but Richard Reeves’ argument about opportunity hoarding by the “upper middle class” deserves attention. I’ve never liked the phrase “upper middle class,” because it’s a classic weasel term. For instance it’s subject to almost endless elasticity, as it’s used […]
Don’t ask why, don’t ask how, but I recently found myself in economy class (at least in Economy Plus with an open middle) on a 15hr flight from Tel Aviv to San Francisco on United Airlines. For my weekly Meal of the Week segment I focus on two meals served during the flight. Show More Summary
Abercrombie's on a mission to remarket itself to a new generation of shoppers. Last year, it launched this buzzy holiday campaign, and now it has reworked one of the staples: denim. This marks the first time in 15 years that the company has relaunched its denim collection. Show More Summary
One version of Trump’s (vague) plan would deliver 76 percent of its benefits to the top one percent — while raising taxes on some in the middle class.
Rich bastards, be glad: Donald Trump has your back.
David Brooks is getting a lot of ridicule for an op-ed today, where he uses the example of ordering sandwiches to argue that upper and upper middle class kids have a lot of hidden cultural advantages. Despite the skepticism, many social scientists agree with Brooks’ emphasis on the hidden ways in which culture reinforces inequality, […]
David Brooks writes today about ways the upper middle class dotes on its own children but denies working class children the same opportunities. He provides two examples: residential zoning restrictions and the “college admissions game.” Fine. But then he says that informal barriers might be even more important: Recently I took a friend with only […]
Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, For decades suburbia was home to the highest concentration of wealth in America, and perhaps even the entire world. It was the seat of our nation’s thriving middle class and a beacon of economic mobility. Show More Summary
THE DYING MIDDLE CLASS: The Number Of Americans That Can’t Afford Their Own Homes Has More Than Doubled. For years I have been documenting all of the numbers that show that the middle class in America has been steadily shrinking, and we just got another one. According to a report that was produced by researchers […]
Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Have you lost your spot in the middle class yet? For years I have been documenting all of the numbers that show that the middle class in America has been steadily shrinking, and we just got another one. Show More Summary
My back to work morning train reads: • Risk, return, and skill in the portfolios of the wealthy (Vox EU) see also Middle Class Fortunes in Western Europe (Pew Research) • What I Believe Most (collaborativefund) • Trump Handed Putin a...Show More Summary
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BRJ INC. / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Scientists are looking in interesting places to treat illnesses such as cancer; a new book argues the upper middle class is contributing to American inequality; meanwhile, moss is combatting air pollution in some cities, one pop-up wall at a time. Show More Summary