clear stats and facts about class. interesting look at mobility. includes an attempt to measure class through education, income, occupation, and wealth and the chance to find your place. does not include race and other factors that impede opportunity and degrade quality of life no matter where someone stands.
There was a time when Americans thought they understood class. The upper crust vacationed in Europe and worshiped an Episcopal God. The middle class drove Ford Fairlanes, settled the San Fernando Valley and enlisted as company men. The working class belonged to the A.F.L.-C.I.O., voted Democratic and did not take cruises to the Caribbean.
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