I've seen clips from the film people like us by PBS in high school and reading about it made me remember how much I didn't like it. But I've always remembered the comparison of our economic classes and high schools, because it's true. We want what we don't have. Although we don't like to talk or think about it, social classes and social hierarchy are all around us and aren't going anywhere.
When asked how the economic inequity is a feminist issue, just look at the obvious reasons... men are still paid more then women. Why? Some say become women need to be the mothers, at least thats what the NYtimes says in this article: