What If Climate Change and Rising Nationalism Both Had the Same Solution?
Countries riven by inequality and xenophobia won't be resilient to climate change—which means that the fight against nationalism and the fight against global warming are actually one and the same.
Talking About White Privilege Can Reduce Liberals' Sympathy for Poor White People
New research finds that social liberals who read about the phenomenon are subsequently less forgiving toward poor whites.
How Overconfidence Among the Upper Classes Is Hampering Social Mobility
New research finds that high self-regard can come across as competence to potential employers.
Smartphones Are Changing How Homeless People Survive
Middle-class pedestrians sometimes think an iPhone is a luxury for a poor person. In fact, that device can help them find resources, health care, and community.
How the Criminal Underworld Was Invented by the Middle and Upper Classes
In his latest book, French historian Dominique Kalifa investigates how mainstream representations of poverty have been used for centuries to harm the poor.
France's World Cup Win Highlights the Country's Complicated History With Race and Class
The victory calls attention to the role of racein the selection of national players.
'Butcher's Block' Is a Horror Series About Class War and Cannibalism
Where other horror shows tell you to fear technology, Butcher's Block tells you to fear the rich.
Welcome to the Post-Racial Future. It's Still Pretty Racist.
In the fictional universe of Altered Carbon, the wealthiest humans have transcended race. Oddly, most of them are still white.
Spending Time in Nature Produces Better Behaved Students
New research finds third-graders are more attentive after experiencing a class taught on the lawn.
Driver's Ed Is Becoming Harder for Poor Kids to Afford
As states have stopped funding driver's education, participation has declined, with lower-income teens and teens of color missing out.
Many Make It to the One Percent, But Few Stay Long
A new study finds that one in nine Americans has been in the top one percent income bracket at some point—but it's still mostly educated white men.
A Way for Feminism to Overcome Its 'Class Problem'
A growing body of research indicates that there are few other interventions that improve the economic prospects and work-life balance of women workers as much as unions do.
Republicans and Democrats: Different Parties, Different Cultures
Fearing bias, and because the differences are difficult to measure with reliability, most—but not all—political scientists shy away from describing the cultural differences between Democrats and Republicans.
Underground Demography: Race, Class, and the Subway Systems of Large U.S. Cities
Despite social class segregation in housing, people of vastly different economic circumstances are likely to share the same subway car, at least for a few stops.