Tagged: middle class
Mexicans have little to celebrate as NAFTA turns 20 years old in 2014 - the destruction caused by the agreement continues to push many Mexicans to migrate to try to make a living.
A vast gulf between the rich and the rest of us is incompatible with democracy.
"In his lively, engrossing new book, Sam Pizzigati tells the story of class inequality in America, from the robber barons to today’s ‘1%,’" writes Barbara Ehrenreich, author of "Nickel and Dimed."
Median family income is sliding, the social safety net is tattered, and only the top 5 percent are making any real monetary headway.
Because of outsourcing, inequality is ballooning in both the United States and China.
Despite the GOP's ideological claptrap about corporate executives being "job creators," it's ordinary Americans who actually create jobs.
Politicians need to hear from the public that this isn't the time to cut middle-class jobs.
The middle-class became extinct after that merger between corporate America and Communist China.
Governors Cuomo and Brown seem hell-bent on delivering a knockout blow to the mass middle class.
If Congress wants to help small businesses, they shouldn't spend $700 billion over the next decade in poorly targeted tax cuts.