working class

Economic woes plague the Rust Belt.

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir Sheds Light On Donald Trump's Rise

Everyone but Michael Moore underestimated the level of economic angst and cultural upheaval occurring in the Rust Belt, that collection of states Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   12.9.16   |   SHARE
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There are definitely classist roots in here, but I still like Konmari. Image: Thinkstock.

This Sh*t Brings Me Joy: Konmari For Poor Folks

Getting rid of all of your stuff is all well and good if you are childfree, but if you have the fortune (or misfortune) to have children, they Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   05.17.16   |   SHARE
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I never expected to struggle like this.

Dancing On The Poverty Line: It Was Never Supposed To Be Like This

Back when we decided to have a baby together, we had a plan. She was never, ever going to have to work full-time. She was going to work part-time, Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   03.3.16   |   SHARE
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I am an adult woman, and guess how many dollhouses I own? Two.

Tiny Houses, Tiny Things

I am not middle class. Tiny houses are touted as an affordable solution, but they’re still more house than I can afford. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   01.27.16   |   SHARE
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Who's allowed to have kids?

Life At The Intersections: Class, Shame, And Queer Parenting

In today’s world, children may be a financial liability, but that shouldn’t make them a luxury item. Read...
David Minerva Clover    |   01.13.16   |   SHARE
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