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Envy and the Consumerism of the Have—Nots

You can make a good argument that, by the late 20th century, the Seven Deadly Sins had become the Seven Lively Virtues. In the 1960’s, the media lauded the anger of students who bombed police stations and set dormitories on fire. Hollywood...

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    Detroit City

    For decades, Detroit has been America’s whipping boy. It’s not as if the Big Three automakers haven’t given us plenty of reasons to dislike them. Few people who ever drove a Chrysler K-car are likely to rank that experience among their happiest.

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