Nancy Folbre: Overclass vs. Underclass – NYTimes.com

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This is an interesting article and well worth a read. It highlights the challenges of polarized America heading towards an election.

Nancy Folbre: Overclass vs. Underclass – NYTimes.com.

What do you think? Where’s the greatest challenge, the “underclass” or the “overclass“?

Whilst Europe does not currently have the same extremes of political polarization, the article is an eye-opener in times of ever-increasing austerity and enormous challenges for youth unemployment.

France and Germany have elections coming soon as well, with voters getting a chance to provide feedback on austerity policies.

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