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Social Class in America

People Like Us - Social Class in America
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Ibrahim avatar
Ibrahim

Brilliant Documentary on an American taboo topic. Wish there is an updated version taking into consideration immigrants, and class among many other communities (LGBT for example)

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Anonymous

That was a beautiful movie :)

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Fernando

you need a 2016 version about social inequalities

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Its Time

This video hasn't been watched enough. Problem numero uno. I want change. I'm just a college student feeling for everyone out there more than just himself. Had it better than a lot of people and I realize that. Freedom for all.. yeah right. America the land of flaunting what we don't have. ...Read more

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Anonymous

White privelege ... Right?

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Anonymous

It was boring.

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Anonymous

I loved this. Very well done. I cried more than once listening to the stories and struggles.

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Anonymous

The view points are a little old and may be a little inaccurate.

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Anonymous

very prolonged for the message portrayed

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Anonymous

very repetitive.... the concept can be condensed into two minutes rather than 2 hours...

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Louis

We wanted to show Americans how class differences affect our society, but we wanted to tell the story with humor and pathos rather than with dry statistics or noisy outrage. The biggest surprise we've found is just how resilient the US class system is how few of us can really say we have ...Read more

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Anonymous

I use the first 60 minutes or so of this in my introduction to folklore class and then discuss different customs, dress, ways of speaking, celebrations etc created by the classes. Students love it. I end with the ohio woman in the trailer and ask the question: whose fault is it that this ...Read more

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Sarah

Recommending that you use the whole thing. My professor did virtually the same and it resulted in a very skewed perspective, as we really only heard from the upper class end and the impoverished (which is why I'm here, watching the rest). The perspectives of the working class and lower middle ...Read more

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