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The not so free market The American class system The Okies, a case study Class traits One nation under God The European roots of Christian class culture, predestination and the divine rights of kings Christianity and predestination comes to America The early history The revivalist movement The Catholic experience in Protestant America, and growing conflicts within the working classes Other American working-class Christian movements The ghetto complex Christianity vs. science and modernism Jewish impact on America, Anti-Semitism and more class conflict The Ku Klux Klan & other white Christian supremacists Christianity & capitalism, the creation of American economic and class culture The first sexual revolution Prohibition War on the working class: the war on drugs The Christian conservatives take control of American politics More politics and decline of the liberals and moderates Christian conservatives vs. the civil rights movement Christian conservatives vs. the judiciary Father knows best, Christianity vs. women Class and the gay movement Class warfare: Christianity vs. Islam Conclusions about class and Christianity Class and the military Health and the working class The geography of class Income distribution American poverty The middle class and the myth of upward class mobility Anomie: the price of upward mobility Education, intelligence and middle-class bias The graying of working-class America Class and race Gentrification Self-cleaning ovens A brief history of banking and the working class, no shoes, no shirt, no credit The credit union movement A sad story Nonprofits and the community economic development movement More middle-class bias, new urbanism, and more gentrification Transportation and class In the hood Housing, mortgage lending and secondary markets Manipulation and madness: the housing bubble and financial crisis Greed, stupidity and arrogance Conclusion: The Americans slave class.