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Medium Tags show Class is Still the Last Taboo in Politics

Prof.lumacorno, CC BY-SA 4.0

Medium’s tags make it easy to know what people are happy to talk about. The tag for racism has been used 65,000 times, and race has been used 25,000 times, but the tag for class has only been used 3,900 times, and classism has been used less than 400 times. On Medium, writers are more than six times willing to talk about race than class, and 170 times more willing to talk about racism than…

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Will Shetterly

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