Working Class

  • Romney Struggling To Attract White Working Class

    Romney Struggling To Attract White Working Class

    By Alan Fram WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Mitt Romney is faltering with white working-class voters crucial to his party's drive to capture the White House, even as he tries to fend off a rising GOP challenger, Rick Santorum, who wields strong blue-collar appeal. Continue Reading

  • The 'Working Class' Becomes Less White

    The 'Working Class' Becomes Less White

    The "working class" usually conjures the image of a low-wage laborer, who never got a college degree, doesn't sit in a cubicle, and doesn't wear a suit. He is also a "he," and a white one too, just like his male proletarian forebears. But racial minorities make up an ever greater percentage of this group. In... Continue Reading

  • Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh -- Working Class Towns Go Head to Head

    Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh -- Working Class Towns Go Head to Head

    Prior to this year's Super Bowl, most people thought of the residents of Green Bay, Wisc., and Pittsburgh, Pa., as hard-working, middle American sports fans, and gave little thought to what life might be like there. This weekend, all eyes will be upon those cities and their teams, and we might wonder how life... Continue Reading