Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010, Author: Charles Murray.
For one thing, we should get rid of unpaid internships. The children of the new upper class hardly ever get real jobs during summer vacation. Instead, they get internships at places like the Brookings Institution, the American Enterprise Institute (where I work) or a senator’s office.
It amounts to career assistance for rich, smart children. Those from the middle and working class, struggling to pay for college, can’t afford to work for free. Internships pave the way for children to move seamlessly from their privileged upbringings to privileged careers without ever holding a job that is boring or physically demanding. more> http://tinyurl.com/6na8yp9
- Non-judgmentalism – the new upper-class hypocrisy (blogs.telegraph.co.uk)
- Is This the Best Charles Murray Can Do? (thedailybeast.com)
- Is White, Working Class America ‘Coming Apart’? (npr.org)