A slowdown would give the public more time to learn about the bill and all the ways it’s designed to further enrich the wealthy.
Since 1980, government programs have been failing America’s poor. The GOP tax legislation essentially re-engineers government to fail America’s middle class, too.
If President Trump has such concern for middle income Americans, why is he so focused on the one area — federal income taxes — where they’re not getting absolutely clobbered?
As our country becomes more diverse, our racial wealth gap means it’s also becoming poorer.
No savings, investments or home equity. This economic dystopia looms for minority families, and so does a choice: Do we want America to be more like Brazil or Canada?
If Trump can sell a plain-as-day lie about his inauguration crowd, he can lie about anything — including things that hurt his own supporters.
Instead of new rhetoric about the middle class, Presidential candidates should invent policies to save it.
Americans pay more for an economy that pumps our treasure to the top than you probably think.
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.
New Book: “The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class”
“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.