Democratic presidential hopeful Bill Clinton has a cup of coffee with newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin in April 1992. Breslin died on March 19.
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After the death of legendary New York Daily News columnist Jimmy Breslin, some have lamented the end of blue-collar journalism. But in today's media environment, Breslin's approach might not be enough.
Migrants don’t all have the same types of capital.
The experience of Serbian Londoners shows how migrants should not be treated as a single group.
Allison Davis, circa 1965.
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His landmark contributions to anthropology have faded from memory, despite real-world policy impact during the mid-20th century.
Children who stutter may fly under the radar, appearing shy and quiet.
Children who stutter may be less popular among classmates, appear shy and quiet, and often avoid speaking in class so that they don't draw attention to their speech disorder.
Activists, New York City Pride Parade (2016)
In a year with demands of writing and editing a memoir, inspiration can be found in photography.
By sustained rhetorical attacks on women and minorities, Donald Trump absolved white working-class shame.
Donald Trump employed a ‘choreography of shame’ that diminished everybody – except white working-class men.
Angela Rayner has hit out at critics of her accent.
Shadow education minister Angela Rayner has received abuse for the way she speaks, just as polticians are accused of failing to represent the people.
The renting class faces the unrelenting burden of ever-rising rents.
By focusing on intergenerational inequalities that will eventually be reversed, we are framing the housing affordability question the wrong way.
'Posh white girls' are unjustifiably taking the brunt of reports of the last art history A-level but casualties are all those the exam board had been moving to reach out to.
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The antics of 'Brits abroad' continues to fill copy in tabloid newspapers but it's more about titillation than genuine moral outrage.
Tankiso Motaung, an unemployed South African university graduate, takes his hunt for a job to the street in Johannesburg.
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Many young South Africans struggle to get a job due to the high levels of unemployment. But access to information, which is influenced by race and class, increases the chances of getting employed.
On the same day that London's legendary Fabric closed permanently, Berlin's infamous techno club Berghain was granted a tax break.
Jim Thorpe and Ben Johnson were both banned from the Olympics. But if each had played at different points in history, they would have been allowed to compete.
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In sports, what's considered fair play has changed throughout history. At one point, even looking 'too poor' was grounds for exclusion.
Brexit campaigners connected with voters who felt left behind – and won.
In response to the surge of crime in the mid-1990s, suburban dwellers in South Africa began to fortress their houses.
In response to high levels of crime, South Africans have turned their homes into fortresses, seeking security behind high walls. But doing so might be counter-productive.
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The working-class son of a bus driver has been elected to one of the most important roles in UK politics.
The wealth parade.
Today's classes were born out of the machine age. They are not fit for purpose in 21st century Britain.
Does the diversity of your local school reflect your local area?
Rather than being microcosms of the community, schools are increasingly divided by class and ethnicity.
Most young South Africans can’t afford tuition fees and are left out of the higher education system.
The student protests that rocked South Africa's universities in 2015 are part of a class struggle as poor and marginalised people fight for their place in an unequal system.
Dinner is not served. Luncheon, on the other hand…
Forget fast cars and fancy clothes – it's language that reveals where you really come from.