The destruction of the middle class

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Mitch McConnell to U.S. Business: Stay Out of Politics – But Keep Those Contributions Coming

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 07/04/2021 - 11:55pm in

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell tells U.S. business: stay out of politics, but keep those campaign contributions coming.

Need Amid Plenty: Richest US Counties Are Overwhelmed by Surge in Child Hunger

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 28/03/2021 - 9:45pm in

While every U.S. county has seen hunger rates rise, the steepest jumps have been in some of the wealthiest counties, where overall affluence obscures the tenuous finances of low-wage workers.

Incomplete and Indecisive USPS Board Flounders and Awaits Direction

Despite Biden moving to fill open USPS board seats, don't get your hopes up.

How Employers Punish Workers for Forming Unions

How employers play dirty tricks even after unions are voted in. The PRO Act, up for a Senate vote, would stop the worst practices.

We May Be Living in a Moment of Misplaced Optimism

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 20/03/2021 - 12:55am in

The current bout of optimism looks too close to giddy for my comfort. And yours?

Yanis Varoufakis: Draghi’s Outrageous Deployment of McKinsey, Europe’s Predicament, DiEM25’s Proposals

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 17/03/2021 - 9:14pm in

Yanis Varoufakis decries how McKinsey is undermining democracy in a putative first world country, a big step up from South Africa and Saudi Arabia.

The Long Term Damage of Economic Downturns

As the well off sail on, either unaffected by or profiting from Covid's impact, for many, the economic damage is severe and lasting.