1. xMathFanx

    Is it All that Difficult to Enter the Middle-Class or Above in the Current US System?

    Is it All that Difficult to Enter the Middle-Class or Above in the Current American System? Regardless of race, gender, class background, family structure/background, ect. ect, is it all that difficult to enter the Middle-Class or above in the current American system. That is, is there any...
  2. skews13

    Trump Signs First Order Axing Middleclass Tax Cut

    At the top of popular vote loser Donald Trump's dark, threatening inauguration speech was this: The establishment protected itself, but not the citizens of our country. Their victories have not been your victories; their triumphs have not been your triumphs; and while they celebrated in our...
  3. skews13

    Trumps Tax Plan Will Significantly Raise Taxes On The Middleclass

    “You’re not going to cut taxes. You’re going to raise taxes on the middle class.” — Tim Kaine Trump has revamped his tax plan several times over the last year, so it’s hard to say for sure, but Kaine’s statement is mostly true. The latest iteration of the plan includes ore than $4 trillion in...
  4. skews13

    The Month That Killed The Middleclass: October 1973

    The month that killed the middle class: How October 1973 slammed America - Salon.com Early in 1974, Don Cooper, an autoworker at an Oldsmobile plant in Lansing, Michigan, was demoted from his coveted job in the crankshaft department to the final assembly line, where he had started out...
  5. skews13

    The Reagan Revolution Is Killing America's Middle Class

    Robert Reich: The Reagan revolution is killing America?s middle class - Salon.com I was in Seattle, Washington, recently, to congratulate union and community organizers who helped Seattle enact the first $15 per hour minimum wage in the country. Other cities and states should follow...
  6. skews13

    Retailers Experience A Shrinking Middleclass

    Daily Kos: Retailers experience a shrinking middle class You don't have to be an economist to see one of the most disturbing aspects of growing income inequality—the shrinking middle class. Just ask a retailer. As politicians and pundits in Washington continue to spar over whether...
  7. Uncle Han

    Obama's Middle-Class 'Mission Accomplished'

    Obama's Middle-Class 'Mission Accomplished' By Jeffrey Folks Barack Obama won re-election by convincing the American people that he cared -- really cared -- about the middle class. By contrast, Mitt Romney was portrayed as a hard-hearted member of the hated 1%. But it is Obama who is the...
  8. The White House

    President Obama Speaks on the Economy and Middle-Class Tax Cuts

    President Obama delivers remarks at the Daimler Detroit Diesel Plant. Source - http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-video/video/2012/12/10/president-obama-speaks-economy-and-middle-class-tax-cuts
  9. skews13

    5 Ways Right To Work For Less Laws Crush The Middleclass

    http://www.nationalmemo.com/5-ways-right-to-work-for-less-laws-crush-the-middle-class/     The deceptively named “Right to Work” bill was passed by both state houses and is about to be signed into law without one hearing or any input from citizens. The legislation includes a $1 million...
  10. The White House

    President Obama Speaks on the Importance of Extending Tax Cuts for Middle-Class Families

    President Obama visits the home of a family who spoke out about how they would be affected by a tax hike next year if Congress fails to extend tax cuts for 98 percent of Americans. Source -...
  11. The White House

    President Obama on Extending Middle-Class Tax Breaks

    Rebuilding our economy starts with strengthening the middle class. Extending tax breaks on 98 percent of families now would give hard working Americans the security and confidence they need. Source -...