Like students, academics from working-class backgrounds may also prefer not to work at elite universities.
A good life for workers and a healthy natural environment aren't mutually exclusive.
As well as an attack on the working classes, Peterloo was also an episode of violence against women.
From Orwell to Trump, the wealthy have a long tradition of stereotyping working-class communities as "dirty" – that has to stop.
Knife crime incidents are individual tragedies, but rising homicide rates reveal a changing society which is ill at ease.
The ABC's new soap opera The Heights is a nuanced representation of the diversity and community of life on a social housing estate.
Working class families have struggled for years to afford quality child care. Could the newly proposed Child Care for Working Families Act make a difference? A child care policy scholar weighs in.
Who are the 'gilets jaunes', what do they want and how has France's political establishment responded to their populist challenge?
The socially and ethnically diverse working classes are not being heard. A recent project aims to change that.
Doug Ford will have to work hard to hold onto voters who feel marginalized and cast their ballots for him seeking order and stability. Here's why that could be a challenge.
In many of the UK's seaside towns and former coal mining communities, young people are caught up in cycles of deprivation.
When it debuted in 1988, Roseanne was a breath of fresh air against the conservative middle class family sitcoms then on air. Its reboot in 2018 feels just as relevant.
Working-class high achievers often struggle to fit in to higher education and can end up isolated both at university and in their home environment.
The tragic story of a lonely, bullied boy who befriends a kestrel was an instant hit in the 1960s.
"The Magnificent Seven" was a slice of daily life, a class struggle song framed by the sound of funk and the emergent hip-hop in New York.
The House just passed its version of the tax plan, which includes about US$1 trillion in cuts for corporations. The question, who will be left holding the potato?
The membership base of South Africa's trade union movement has undergone significant changes which begs the question: has it moved away from its working class roots to become a middle class movement.
A crackdown on the beef and leather trades has put hundreds of thousands of Indian Muslims and Dalits out of work, vexing already-tense religious relations and hurting India's economy.
Trump should drop his plans to cut taxes and instead look to some of our closest friends to learn what policies actually work to build and sustain a vibrant middle class.
Labour must develop its pro-social and pro-working class agenda for an electorate that has been failed by globalisation and EU integration.