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working class

Spring Break?

When I think of spring break, I think of MTV and early 20-somethings soaking up the sun. I believe that this ideal spring break is becoming... Read More

Resistance Is Critical

The election outcome was a shock – but wasn’t something new. Throughout U.S. history we’ve had waves of right-wing populism, when people bought into explanations... Read More

My Summers on the Cape

Working, Not “Summering,” on Martha’s Vineyard Summer rolling around means vacations for many. But for others it means seasonal migration to restaurant and hospitality work.... Read More

Demolition Derby

I remember my first demolition derby, years ago as a young parent. It was the thrill of illicit activity that drew me there.  My parents—middle... Read More

Class in the Skies

Some time ago, I read a New York Times Opinionator piece, “Class Struggle in the Sky.” Reading about the growing class divisions was particularly disheartening... Read More