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They’re there to make our working class better off for what we have to go through being so isolated in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

From Fortune

In 2017, he gave an interview about how Hollywood doesn’t tell enough stories about the working class.

From Vox

The new nation was strikingly free of the British upper-class fear that educating the working class would give it dangerous ideas — with the major exception of slave­ owners, who withheld schooling for that very reason.

It depends on your angle, to be honest, Carlos, I think that I grew up a very working class kid in Rhode Island.

From Ozy

I came in from a working class family and I thought of them more like my father, my uncle, who were drivers.

From Time

More to the point, Huckabee has a natural appeal to a party that has come to represent the bulk of working class white voters.

But in more middle-class and working-class neighborhoods, sessions are typically a fourth of that price.

You mix up English working-class gruffness with African-American soul from the Deep South.

In the large cities the urbanized working class were slaves to a plutocracy.

Not surprisingly, many middle and working class voters, particularly whites, have deserted the Democrats in increasing numbers.

The universal ignorance of the working class broke down the aspiring force of genius.

He defended the rights of the Homestead workers, the cause of the whole working class.

The Homestead workers are but a very small part of the American working class.

Nellie was always jealous of the welfare of the working class, and was ever vigilant as to its interests.

The congregation of Saul-street chapel is almost entirely of a working-class character.


On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to working-class, such as: common, low, mean, ordinary, pedestrian, and proletarian.

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