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Shamed

After reading a passage by Lucinda Rosenfeld, “Notes on the Upper Middle”, I thought of Gatsby being ashamed of his past and where he came from, just like some people today are ashamed of being on welfare or receiving assistance someway. 209 more words

Despair

"The Upper Muddle"

A few days ago in class we read an article by Lucinda Rosenfeld, the article was about where Rosenfeld’s place on the socioeconomic scale was and where it is currently. 314 more words

Question

The Revised American Dream

Since the economic collapse of 2008, many people have struggled to recover. The Great Recession obliterated the job market for baby boomers and millennials. Even more alarming, … 1,115 more words

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A Burr In My Saddle!

So there are lots and lots….and lots of things that piss me off. The biggest one centers around being Middle-Class. So, in order to allow me to vent…in depth….I have decided to focus a series of blog posts on “Middle-Class Misconceptions” and what I think about those that believe them. 107 more words

Life In General

Everybody thinks they're Middle-Class

(No.3) The article that I chose from this weeks issue Bloomberg Businessweek – The Electorate was the article, “Everybody thinks they’re Middle-Class” by Sam Grobart. 190 more words

What the hell is WOMYN

I’m damn sure that half the population has wanted to be a writer sometime in their life. Its pretty apparent that those same people never actually become a writer. 437 more words

College Student

Ramen, Pop-Tarts, and Goobers

I have never experienced a near death or harming mental experience. The closest I’ve ever come to death or being harmed is when I stubbed my toe on the way to the refrigerator to get a bottled water or on the way to get food that I finally got up for because I am too lazy to walk 20 feet to feed myself. 299 more words