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Stories by Tamara Draut
Tamara Draut is the author of Strapped: Why America's 20- and 30-Somethings Can't Get Ahead.
This Wasn’t a Working-Class Revolt—It Was a White Revolt
Posted on: Nov 17, 2016, Source: BillMoyers.com
In their anger and their desire for change, Trump voters elected a racist and sexist president.
The New Working Class: Trump Can Talk to Disaffected White Men, but They Don't Make up the 'Working Class' Anymore
Posted on: Jul 24, 2016, Source: BillMoyers.com
Democrats need to get comfortable with using the term "working class" or risk losing those voters to Trump.
Need a Kidney? There's a Credit Card for That
Posted on: Jun 11, 2008, Source: The American Prospect
Increasingly, Americans' health problems are becoming tangled up with their credit problems.
What's a Diploma Worth, Anyway?
Posted on: Sep 8, 2006, Source: TomPaine.com
Young people are enrolling in college in record numbers, working longer hours and trying to save for retirement. But in this grim economic situation, a degree doesn't guarantee a good life.
Excerpt: Downscaling the Dreams of Youth
Posted on: May 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet
America prides itself on its unlimited opportunity. So why are fewer and fewer young people able to attend college, find jobs and reach the middle-class promised land?
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