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Zweig The majority of Americans are working class people. Perhaps largest force is inertia 12. Capitalist class owns the means of production. Workers are inferior to the capitalists. 16 70% of businesses have no employees. 60% earned less than $25,000. 1% of farms take in 1/3 of revenue. 22Amall business owners want low wages, but oppose regulations by big business designed to can them. Doctors and teachers becoming like skilled working class. Middle class based on how much authority an employee has. 30 Working class is 62% of population. 31 46% are white. Blacks and Hispanics are over- represented. 32. 33 largest black business had sales under $400 million. No shortage of awful jobs for whites either. Middle class is 36% of pop. Brooks: Clinton tried to avoid culture war through don’t ask don’t tell, supporting both public and charter schools. Seek a thid option beyond right and left. Less affluent send more polarizing figures to Congress. Barack Obama is a bobo politican. Bohemian 60’s
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2009 for the course ILRCB 3060 taught by Professor Cowiej during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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