GQ article that analyzes the growth of this upwardly mobile group that wield enormous influence on our economy and culture. Guardian article looks at Chavs.

On both sides of the Atlantic a group of young males stand out with their sense of style and attitude: Jackasses and Chavs. In the US Jackasses take on a brashness that leans towards the the most vulgar extremities of the American dream, in the UK Chavs have a vulgar attitude to life that would have once been considered extremely unBritish to the rest of the world.

“Every [American] city has them, maybe you’re friends with one of them, maybe you are one. Maybe we’re one. Some nights we definitely are. Jackasses…. chick-chasing, chest waxing, red bull and vodka guzzling, barbed-wire tattooed American males.” So reads this month’s US’ GQ article that reports on the growth of this upwardly mobile group that “wields enormous influence on our economy and culture.”

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