There’s always a little schadenfreude in the news haikus.
How is it possible for somebody to earn $100,000 and still feel poor? A friend of mine posted this article, “How to Earn $100,000 and Still Feel Poor,” on Facebook, and I, like many people, was instantly offended. The woman in the article makes more than twice what I do, and she is complaining about how poor […]
When it comes to academia, there is a standard story. Middle and upper class students follow their academic interests for the love of the field into graduate school and then academia. They are young, healthy, from a privileged economic background, and with a solid support system. But even though that story is the often portrayed […]