The destruction of the middle class

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Unions Raise Worker Wellbeing

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/11/2020 - 7:11pm in

Quelle surprise! Unions look better than they used to, due to the worsening of non-union work.

Who Is Michèle Flournoy, Biden’s Rumored Pick for Pentagon Chief?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 10/11/2020 - 5:46pm in

Rumor, as in press reports, has it that Biden plans to install uber hawk Michèle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense.

Replacing Rentier Capitalism Is One of the Defining Challenges of Our Age

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 08/11/2020 - 10:25pm in

Housing itself is just the most egregious tip of a very large iceberg. Everywhere you look, COVID-19 is widening the gulf between those who own assets and those who owe debts.

Americans Didn’t Vote for Change. For Many, It Wasn’t on the Ballot

Yves here. There will be many articles trying to explain what happened to the Democrats’ blue wave. This one is close on the heels of the result, which means it reflects beliefs at or shortly after the vote, as opposed to later lines of thought. And the writers made an effort to speak to Trump […]

How Covid-19 Is Increasing Support for Social Spending

Quelle surprise! Americans want better social safety nets, particularly now with the Covid wolf at the door.

Six Charts That Reveal America’s Deep Divides

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/11/2020 - 8:00pm in

A brief political economy history, in charts: the rich got richer!

How Lack of Wealth Is a Wage Trap

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 04/11/2020 - 1:55am in

How wealth inequality influences income inequality, particularly at low wage levels.

Trump or Biden, Trade Deals Still Threaten Britain’s NHS

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 03/11/2020 - 7:31pm in

Regardless of who wins the US presidential election, Britain will be hard pressed to protect the NHS from higher drug prices.

One Trump Voter Explains Why Trump Will Win

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 02/11/2020 - 8:45pm in

An astute Trump backer argues that Trump is closer to a win that you think.

Michael Olenick: The Real Origins of Trump – The Foreclosure Crisis

The foreclosure crisis was a key element of Trump's win in 2016, yet the Democrats are still in denial about its costs.