Jack Metzgar

Jack Metzgar is a professor emeritus of Humanities at Roosevelt University. His recent book is Bridging the Divide: Working-Class Culture in a Middle-Class Society.

We must improve conditions, not just equalize opportunities

February 17, 2023 /

Jack Metzgar on that thing we call upward mobility.

How big is the real working class? Bigger than you think

November 1, 2022 /

Democrats aren’t as blind to working class interests as some pundits say. But they aren’t as attentive as they should be either.

Working-class Americans shouldn’t need four years of college to be paid more. They should just be paid more

April 26, 2022 /

Biden is breaking from the conventional wisdom.