TITLE

Hazards of New Fortune

AUTHOR(S)
McClay, Wilfred M.
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1998, Issue 88, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Discusses the dangers brought on by a rise in social standing among Americans. Assumption that wealth makes people lean towards conservatism and complacency; Americans' devotion to the dual principles of liberty and equality; Uneasiness with disparities of wealth, power or status.
ACCESSION #
1311257

 

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