Middle Class

Art

Sculpture Exhibition Paints a Bleak Portrait of the Middle Class' Future

3D-printed, humans sealed within plastic bags, make a strong statement in Josh Kline’s new show, 'Unemployment.'
Andrew Nunes
5.24.16
Stuff

We Need to Stop Assuming All Millennials Are Middle Class

Gen Y are not all created equal, and it's naïve to believe the lie that they are.
Hannah Ewens
4.28.16
Art

Artist Duo Fights Commercialism—with Commercialism

Cheesy portraits, concrete beach toys, and incarcerated flowers come together in the work of the talented Žižić/Kožul.
Andrew Nunes
9.4.15
Stuff

Author Douglas Coupland on Greece, Utopias, and the Curse of Leisure

Until recently Greeks were able to spend their days doing nothing, which was nice; now they have to spend their days with nothing to do, which is scary.
Douglas Coupland
7.23.15
Stuff

What I Learned Pretending to Be Working-Class at School

I was a posh Norwegian class tourist in the English seaside town where I grew up.
Maria Elander
4.10.15
Here Be Dragons

Could Being Middle Class Kill You?

Working-class people may skip the odd vaccine, but it takes middle-class Californians to be so colossally moronic as to throw measles parties.
Martin Robbins
2.12.15
News

Can Barack Obama Really Save the Middle Class?

After six years of recession and gridlock, most voters don't share the president's rosy view on the "middle-class economy."
Peter Rugh
1.23.15
News

Why You Don't Need to Watch the State of the Union

The White House has already revealed everything Obama is going to say.
Grace Wyler
1.21.15
Stuff

Why Is Australia Obsessed With Being Middle Class?

While we idealise the middle as presented to us through the media, the reality is Australians are far more affluent than they want to admit.
Wendy Syfret
12.16.14