Tag Archives: class

Landthimos, “The Favorite.”

All we see in the absence of class analysis is odd pans and low angles, moral failings and affective turns.

It is false to say intersectionality has no class analytic.

The real issue is that intersectional theory does not make class into the superhighway some imagine it is.

Identification of “the people.”

Everything the ancient Greek oligarch said against the demos, the modern American elite can say against the middle class.

Classifying classes.

a1. poor, lower middle class, middle class, upper middle class, rich a2. poor, working class, middle class, rich b1. poor versus rich b2. working class versus non-working class c1. individualism c2. humanism

Back of the class.

Even when you do show up, you don’t.

Class difference.

Working hard is easier than hard work.

What does “Crazy Rich Asians” parody?

Whatever it is, it sure isn’t landed wealth, conspicuous consumption, or class dominance.

A dubious distinction.

Class and race are vying for the title of social division Americans least want to talk about.

Affect and class.

Middle classes were less resentful of the existing order than lower classes and less invested in it than upper classes. Nowadays, they are both more resentful than their “inferiors” and more invested than their “superiors.”

I am not a professor: this is a profession.

I am a teacher and a student: class is always in session.