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YUPPIES RECYCLING ’50S GREED – Sun Sentinel
YUPPIES RECYCLING ’50S GREED By Erica Jong and Special to the News/Sun-Sentinel South Florida Sun-Sentinel • May 12, 1985 Around the time the ’70s turned ’80s, those of us who had access to the…

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‘yuppie greed’ isn’t back – it never left « This Fish …
Gretchen, The invitation came from someone who un-friended me on Facebook, amusingly enough. And the term ‘yuppie greed’ isn’t exactly the same as calling someone a “greedy yuppie.” The difference might be subtle, but it’s there. Jaime October 11, 2010 at 4:01 PM

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Yuppies – Nostalgia Central
“Yuppie” quickly became a derogatory term and as the decade came to a close, the term became synonymous with greed, self-absorption and a lack of social conscience – and no one would admit to being one. A popular joke at the time celebrated that, unlike pigeons, yuppies could no longer make a deposit on a Porsche . . .
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Margaret Thatcher hated yuppie greed culture | News | The …
Her Big Bang deregulation of the City of London and privatisation of nationalised industries transformed the British economy in the 1980s. Yet Margaret Thatcher was privately horrified by the greed…

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Yuppie – Wikipedia
Yuppie, short for “young urban professional” or “young upwardly-mobile professional”, is a term coined in the early 1980s for a young professional person working in a city. The term is first attested in 1980, when it was used as a fairly neutral demographic label, but by the mid-to-late 1980s, when a “yuppie backlash” developed due to concerns over issues such as gentrification, some writers …

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How the biggest yuppie of the 1980s became the white …
Nov. 19, 2019 · Yuppies, a prosperous, influential cohort of young urban professionals, were first identified in March 1983, when syndicated columnist Bob Greene dropped the moniker offhandedly into a column on…

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Eileen McNamara, a columnist for the Boston Globe, wrote that Deborah was “transformed by personal tragedy into a public symbol of maternal neglect and yuppie greed”. In one letter sent to Deborah,…

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Are You A Yettie? – Newsweek
Yuppies believed greed was good; yetties believe that greed is a given and they don’t give a damn about the numbers. While it is about the money, it’s not about the money. The greed is just…

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Wall Street Review: Greed Is Good! | Fox Chronicle
Slap bang in the middle of the yuppie excesses of the 1980s, Wall Street sees a young ambitious stockbroker, Bud Fox (Sheen) join forces with unscrupulous mentor Gordon Gekko (Douglas). As he becomes entangled with Gekko’s win at all costs, legally underhanded web of greed, Fox’s actions threaten to ruin his father.

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The House That Greed Built — Watchtower ONLINE LIBRARY
The Yuppie Syndrome While the greed of Wall Street led some into crime, it led many more into materialism. Newsweek magazine reported that Wall Street was the very heart of America’s greedy “money culture.” The bull market of the ’80’s attracted hordes of young graduates intent on making their fortune.

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Why greed is STILL good: Thatcher generation still love …
The yuppie high-flyers of the 1980s, defined by their aggressive attitude, sizeable mobile phones and lavish lifestyles, may have grown older but they remain obsessed with making money.

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Definición de Yuppies【Qué es, Significado y Concepto】
Sin embargo, con el tiempo, muchos de estos yuppies se frustraron y empezaron a darse cuenta de que la vida es mucho más que dinero y acumulación material, una crisis que fue retratada en películas como Clube da Luta y Wall Street – Power and Greed. El significado de Yuppies está en la categoría Significados.

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YUPPIE | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
yuppie noun [ C ] (also yuppy) uk / ˈjʌpi / us plural yuppies (US also YAP) a young person who lives in a city, earns a lot of money, and spends it doing fashionable things and buying expensive possessions: a yuppie bar / flat the yuppie consumer / market The term jetset can no longer be confined to yuppies, and international business executives.

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Creneau International – YUP Hotel
The book paints a sarcastic picture of the Yuppie lifestyle, which is all about greed and superficiality. The irony and sarcasm of the ‘Yuppie Handbook’ became the foundation for our brand concept. Under the name YUP we created a place that looks fancy and posh, but in reality it is not much more than a superficial layer of golden varnish

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Chip Vs. Charles: Preppies And Yuppies During … – Ivy Style
Basically yuppies have no values except greed and money. Case in point: Patrick Bateman from “American Pyscho.” He was an empty shell of materialism and greed for money, sex, and violence. Preppies have values, traditions, and a sense of timeless style.

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American Psycho: A Post Modern Horror | The Artifice
The blurring of history and fiction is a common sign of a post modern narrative and in American Psycho there are many references given to the times of the American yuppie culture. Yuppie stands for young urban professional and was a common lifestyle of the young, rich and powerful in and around the 1980s.

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The Yuppies and the Yuckies: Anxieties of Affluence …
Hammond, “Yuppies,” 488. This at the end of 1986; in the same issue of The Public Opinion Quarterly, Michael Delli Carpini and Lee Sigelman reach the same findings.Using more detailed research and sophisticated regression analyses, they find that the “political distinctiveness” of yuppies is “less a matter of demographic characteristics, than … of a state of mind or a lifestyle …

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Why Wonder Woman 1984’s Maxwell Lord is the Ideal Villain …
Young urban professionals, known pejoratively as yuppies, and the wealthy (who paid fewer taxes), embraced Gordon Gekko’s “Greed is good” maxim. Consequently, these circumstances spawned a rise of materialism throughout the expanding middle class and culminated in an obsession with excess and luxury.

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New petition calls to remove “Selfish Yuppies from City of …
When the North False Creek Business and Residents Association filed a petition on change.org asking the City of Vancouver to remove the homeless shelters at 900 Pacific and 1335 Howe Street, they likely did not expect a counter-petition to surface, asking their residents to get out of town. A petition posted on December 9 titled “Remove the Selfish Yuppies from the City of Vancouver” by …

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The rise and decline of thinking over feeling | Hacker News
If anything it intensified in the 1980s, on the one hand with the “greed is good” attitude of the Yuppies, on the other with the explosion of the wellness industry that continues to this day. Probably the most egregious example was Jane Fonda, who went from the leftist guerilla manning an anti-aircraft gun in Hanoi to doing aerobics videos a …

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Why is Generation X always overlooked? | NeoGAF
The CNN documentary series on the 80s says that the boomers were the generation of yuppies, during the Reagan years, and gave ride to huge greed. Click to expand… Man, Reagan gave me nuclear anxiety.

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80 F period 2012 – Google Search
Yuppies were the main group of people who fit under the “Greed is Good” category. Life in the 80s was about improving yourself to get ahead in the world. Yuppies were often mocked for their noticeable personal consumption and thrive for higher social status. Most people that denounced yuppies were of lower class, and could not see their view.

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Got It Made – Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young | Song Info …
One of Stephen Stills’ finest songs from the 1980s, “Got It Made” became one of the sleeper highlights from the American Dream album. Written during the album sessions (with, according to Stills, some minor assistance from Neil Young), the song subtly addresses the greed and avarice of the yuppies of the 1980s, who were far more concerned with financial conquests and mergers than the sense of …

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TV Schedule for CNBC USA | TV Passport
3:00 AM. Empires of New York 1983-85: Nothing in Their Way. It’s 1983, and the Big Apple is back. Wall Street is booming, yuppies are crowding the clubs, and five up-and-coming icons – Donald Trump, Ivan Boesky, Leona Helmsley, John Gotti, and Rudy Giuliani – are enjoying their first big taste of success. 4:00 AM.

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ACADS COMM_2 copy.docx – The Role of Socioeconomic Status

However, the yuppie label has soon become stereotyped, often associated with “greed is good” point of view. Some yuppies have completely embraced the corporate elitist ethic (Dekker & Ester, 1990). Social standings are shaped based on the differences in people’s wealth and resources and thus, translate the individual’s attitudes and behaviours.