The Two Faces of Class: From OWS to Downton Abbey

Tensions between the classes are at an all time high, or so declares this article from Time magazine. The piece is based on a recent Pew study in which 66 percent of respondents said that they “believe there is ‘strong conflict’ between rich and poor—a huge jump from 47% who felt that way in 2009.” It’s a … Continued

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The Artist Cleans Up at Critics’ Choice Awards for Aesthetic Glamour—LA Times The Beauty of Silence in Non-Silent Films—The Atlantic On the Joys of Reading While Running—Alexander Nazaryan The Iron Lady’s Sex Appeal—Christopher Hitchens in the Huffington Post The Wit and Absurdity of Tina Fey’s 30 Rock—NPR Flashback: John Steinback on Falling in Love in 1958—Maria … Continued