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The American Work Ethic Doesn’t Apply To Everyone

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Wealthy Americans are applauded for their ability to make money passively – letting their money do the work for them. At the same time, poor Americans are often forced to justify that they are working enough to receive basic support. Bryce Covert joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the disconnect in how the American work ethic applies to workers based on the tax bracket they occupy, which she writes about in her Longreads article “The American Work Ethic.”