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Middle Class Crashed After 2000 And Hasn’t Recovered. Economists Are Worried.
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Only half of earners today make more than their parents did.
Who Calls Joe Biden 'Middle-Class Joe'? Joe Biden Does, That's Who.
“I know I’m always referred to as 'Middle-Class Joe,'” the former vice president has said like 500 times.
Trump’s Fabricated Tax Cut Now Another Log On His Credibility Bonfire
Trump’s staffers are worried that no one believes them or the president any more. Seriously.
Republicans Try To Fill In The Blanks On Fake Trump Tax Bill
The president seems to want a do-over of his last tax bill.
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America's Suffocating Class System
Richard North Patterson
It's not just billionaires who are benefitting from runaway inequality.
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Capitalism’s Betrayal Of The Working Class Could Be Its Undoing
Richard D. Wolff
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Workers are the very people who produce the profits on which capitalism depends.
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In Most States, The Middle Class Is Now Growing — But Slowly.
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In 38 states, a larger share of households were “middle class” — defined as earning between two-thirds and twice the state’s
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Bernie Sanders Clarifies Comments About Middle-Class Tax Cuts In GOP Bill
“Let's pass tax reform that permanently benefits all middle-income and working-class families without giving tax breaks to the top 1 percent," he said.
Joshua Roberts / Reuters
Tax Reform Is Not For The Poor
Not even the middle class is a clear winner in the Republican plan.
Trump Peddles Tax Plan
President Donald Trump was short on details in talking about his plans for tax reform.
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Today’s Most Sought-After Workers Are Blue Collar
Blue-collar work is in demand for a reason: fewer people want to do it.
This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle To Save America's Middle Class
Read Our Minds… Macmillan Publishing’s authors share their per...
For tens of millions of Americans, life is about to get a whole lot tougher.
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What We Learned From Just Two Pages Of Trump’s 2005 Tax Return
Senior Economist, Center for Economic and Policy Research
President Trump "promises" to use tax simplification to reduce everyone’s taxes.
Middle Class, a Market Force or a Political Rhetoric
It is in no one's interest for the decline of the middle class, not the government, elites and the people themselves. Those
American Is In Trouble
Jackie De Hon, Ph.D
Author and retired college teacher
The thing I have noticed most since our ill-fated election is FEAR! Please don't let that happen. Please don't let your vote
What Has America Really Done? Angry "Swing" Voters Elect A New American Oligarchy
Author, Ghostwriter, PR Exec.
You think you voted for Trump, so that he can "shake up" Washington to your benefit. Simple, right? Not so fast. Here is what you really voted for, based on the long-track record of the incoming power elite.
Count Care In: From GDP To A Social Wealth Economic Index
President of the Center for Partnership Studies
Policy makers need studies like the Care Index. Beyond this, they urgently need a broader index that shows the enormous human and economic benefits of valuing care in both homes and the market.
Trump's Tinkle-Down Economy And The Conservative Job Creators Myth
Small Business Owner
Trump's anti-tax fantasy should sound familiar because it is: it has been tried and failed.
Behind The Job Numbers, Millions Are Being Left Behind
Richard (RJ) Eskow
Host of 'The Zero Hour'; Writer; Senior Advisor, Social Securi...
A team of political scientists, writing in the
, concluded that "Trump supporters who are struggling economically perceive U.S. economic performance overall to be much worse than it actually is."
Let's Review The Tape
President of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO
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A Letter From A Product Of The Working Class
Blue Ridge Scholar and Echols Scholar at UVA
There is a common misconception about privilege in our political climate.
The elephant in the income distribution room
Empowering lives from Serbia to Tajikistan
Maybe not in terms of absolute deprivation or overall living standards. However, in terms of where they are today compared
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