Tag: social status

Why It’s Not Surprising Al Franken Won’t Resign: Reading “With Liberty and Justice for Some”

Following up on the fun inequality theme of┬áThe Broken Ladder, I read Glenn Greenwald’s “With Liberty and Justice for Some: How the Law is Used to destroyed Equality and Protect the Powerful.” In a nutshell, […]

The Futility of Spending to Improve Your Social Status

I confided in my friends that I was afraid of going car-free because I thought it would make people think I was poor. I’d be the weird kid biking everywhere while everyone else showed up […]

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