Racism: Roots and Remedies

In the past, Old Money in America has been predominantly, but not exclusively, Caucasian. The term WASP, for White Anglo Saxon Protestant,  didn’t just come out of nowhere, and being a “Wasp” is often akin to having some of the cultural characteristics of Old Money (conservative dress, reserved behavior, and maybe driving an old Volvo.) … More Racism: Roots and Remedies

Pride and Prejudice

Many people assume that Old Money excludes other people: people who aren’t as rich, people who aren’t as well-traveled or as well-read, people who aren’t WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestant). While elitists and racists abound in every social class, the majority of Old Money associates with whomever they please. They do this because they’re very comfortable … More Pride and Prejudice