What We’re Reading: Supreme Wealth; The Cost Of Hogwarts; And More

Turns out that the justices on the Supreme Court are way richer than you think they are. Or some of them are, at any rate; others are juggling credit card bills and dental payments.

Tell Jeb Bush How Many Hours You Already Work

Maybe Jeb would find it really helpful if everyone wrote their name, their age, and how many hours they work a week on a postcard and mailed it to his campaign headquarters.

Dear Mom, Your Child’s Better Off If You Go To Work

Calling out stay-at-home parents is a social sin in posh neighborhoods.

The Richest Kids At Your College Majored In English

If you’re at college and you need a loan, ask an English major.

2016 Presidential Contenders, Ranked By Richness

The one thing we know for sure? The next inhabitant of the Oval Office will be rich.

How Much You Earn Could Be Determined By Your Height

When we prefer tall people and pay them more, what we might really be reacting to is the fact that they are the products of a) good genes, and b) a careful upbringing by affluent parents.

Don Draper’s Class-Traveling Adventures And My Own

The rise of Don’s character is stratospheric: he leaps from a whorehouse and an outhouse to mistresses and Madison Avenue.

How To Feed Your Family In 8 or 9 Complicated Steps

My dissertation—defended in April and deposited just the other week—is about food access and farmers’ markets.

Bagging Groceries in Greenwich

Matt Debenham is a writer, a parent, a teacher, and now he works at a grocery store too.

When Colleges Open Food Banks On Campus

Soup kitchens: they’re not just for churches anymore.