Great Gatsby and the American Dream
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Class inequality and 'the gospel of wealth'
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Teaching 'The Great Gatsby' With The New York Times

Teaching 'The Great Gatsby' With The New York Times | Great Gatsby and the American Dream | Scoop.it
In honor of the new film, we update an old post with new resources and teaching ideas. Do your students still relate to Gatsby and see the “flawed world” of America today in Fitzgerald’s portrait of the Jazz Age?
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White House: Here's Why You Have To Care About Inequality

White House: Here's Why You Have To Care About Inequality | Great Gatsby and the American Dream | Scoop.it
I was surprised by how little coverage White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger got for his speech yesterday about income inequality (text, video).
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American Dream Faces Harsh New Reality : NPR

American Dream Faces Harsh New Reality  : NPR | Great Gatsby and the American Dream | Scoop.it
The idea of the American Dream is woven through this country's politics, music and culture. It suggests a belief that hard work pays off, and that children will have a better life than their parents.
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Income Inequality Goes Viral | News & Notes, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

Income Inequality Goes Viral | News & Notes, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com | Great Gatsby and the American Dream | Scoop.it
Over the weekend, a YouTube video breaking down income inequality in America went viral. As a reader of BillMoyers.com, you may have been aware that the di
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How Fares the Dream?

How Fares the Dream? | Great Gatsby and the American Dream | Scoop.it
Martin Luther King would see a nation that judges people by the size of their paychecks.
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The Great Gatsby and the American dream

The Great Gatsby and the American dream | Great Gatsby and the American Dream | Scoop.it
Class inequality and 'the gospel of wealth' – in tackling such issues F Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece has never been more relevant.
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