Short stories tagged with Classism.
Listing 24 stories.
A waitress struggling to pay her college tuition sleeps with a wealthy middle aged woman, who introduces her to a life of pitiful pretentiousness.
Al Roosten, a local business owner always second-best to his competitor, Larry Donfrey, contemplates returning to an anti-drug charity event to ensure that Donfrey is able to help his disabled daughter.
When a low-life janitor is framed for a brutal murder, a politician and his henchmen work to solve the case themselves.
A teenage girl living in a near-future Cape Cod battles with her biology teacher over climate change. Her teacher argue that young people lack the motivation to fight climate crisis, but the girl reveals her understanding of sustainability is deeper than expected.
When a working-class family moves into a middle-class black neighborhood, class prejudices and competition for a young girl’s attention brings the tension between families to an explosive head.
In the 1930s, a young American girl and an Englishwoman board a bus to Biarritz, France. On the trip, the woman attempts to indoctrinate the young girl about living a life of luxury.
A young man who went broke moves back to Chicago and lives in his aunt's basement. Meanwhile, he becomes a roofer where he is exposed to a spectrum of poverty, racism, and power among his colleagues.
An individual from a dystopian space colony travels back to Earth on a special mission, assuming it has been ravaged by climate change since his leaders abandoned it. When he discovers Earth's humanity actually benefitted from their departure, he must decide where his allegiances lie.
A private detective's unwelcome guest, a golem with a murdered woman's corpse in tow, drags him into a multi-dimensional race to find a serial killer.
A young woman of color at an elite boarding school turns to murder when she is constantly placed second to a mediocre, privileged white boy.