Nerding Out

What class do you think you are?

Seth Wessler and NBCNews.com’s ‘In Plain Sight’ team tackle class systems in America and what’s recently changed to make us see ourselves in a specific class pyramid versus where we might actually be.

A homeowner-less middle class: the future?

As Americans drown in a sea of debt, MSNBC national correspondent Joy Reid, NBC News’ Seth Wessler and The New School professor Darrick Hamilton discuss what’s next in a country of renters and debtors if homeownership is no longer a viable option?

Inheritance – it’s black and white

MSNBC national correspondent Joy Reid states inheritance is the key factor to why black Americans with college degrees have less in savings and other assets than white Americans who dropped out of high school.

All that’s wrong with Asian American wealth stereotypes

Though Asian Americans as a whole are doing better than any other single racial group, income inequality vastly separates the top 20 percent. MSNBC national correspondent Joy Reid, NBC News’ Seth Wessler and The New School professor Darrick Hamilton discuss.

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