Reading, Watching 7.18

Books, Movies

It’s fashionable these days on both the Left and Right to look back with nostalgia on post-war America as a kind of Golden Age of the American working class, when unions insured good wages that could support families with one bread-winner. Blue Collar (1978), Taxi Driver-writer Paul Schrader’s directorial debut is, set at the tail-end of that era, befor…

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