Tag Archives: middle class

To Hell With Lazarus: The Canonizing of American Oligarchy, The Demonization of the Poor by Edward G. Rhymes

The various ways in which the wealthy and powerful corporations are allowed to skirt shouldering more of the responsibility when it comes to alleviating the financial suffering of our nation is disturbing.

“Dog Whistle” Is the GOP’s Longtime Political Weapon of Choice

“Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism and Wrecked the Middle Class”: The interview is an insighful analysis of race in politics, including but not limited to the current race between Hillary and Trump.

Margaret Flowers: Release of TPP Full Text Shows Victory for Corporate Rights

Margaret Flowers challenges President Obama’s claim that the trade deal will promote a strong middle-class Transcript from The Real News Network JAISAL NOOR, PRODUCER, TRNN: The long-awaited text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, has finally been released to the public. The controversial and until now highly secretive trade pact would reduce trade barriers and […]

Can the Middle Class Be Saved?

The Great Recession has accelerated the hollowing-out of the American middle class. And it has illuminated the widening divide between most of America and the super-rich. Both developments herald grave consequences. Here is how we can bridge the gap between us. Don Peck, Atlantic Submitted by David Culver Andy Reynolds/Wonderful Machine In October, 2005, three […]

Video> The other 98%> The not-so-silent majority

The other 98% > The not-so-silent majority Uploaded by other98 on Jul 21, 2010 Our graphics guy grabbed a bunch of our best slogans and strung them together in what looks like a rather polished 30 second P.S.A. for The Other 98% Now all we need is millions and millions of dollars to run it […]