The destruction of the middle class

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Mortgage Delinquencies Jump by Most Ever. 60-Day Delinquencies Hit Highest Level Ever. Record 16% of FHA Mortgages Delinquent. What a Mess

A spike in mortgage delinquencies says more bad results are coming, particularly with no new stimulus in sight.

Grim Future of Cities: State’s Growing Budget Hole Threatens New York City Jobs, Services

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 18/08/2020 - 7:54pm in

The New York City budget hole is getting bigger. How much of a harbinger is this for other US cities?

Major General Dennis Laich: Pentagon Needs a Bad Guy

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 18/08/2020 - 5:16pm in

Retired General Dennis Laich gives some insight into America's permanent war policy.

What Will the Real American Resistance Look Like — Chaotic Rebellion or Organized General Strikes?

As lower and middle income Americans slide into dire straits thanks to Covid-19, political pressure is building. But are Americans capable of rebellion?

The Pandemic Has Revealed America’s Zip Code Map of Inequality

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 14/08/2020 - 2:45pm in

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on lower-income communities was decades in the making.

Re-Localizing Industry, One Thing at a Time

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 12/08/2020 - 1:10pm in

Even Covid-19 can have a silver lining: industry supply chain breakage and relocalization initiatives are bringing some manufacturing back to the US.

COVID-19 and the California Prison Crisis: 24th San Quentin Inmate Dies Last Friday

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 09/08/2020 - 8:50pm in

The 24th San Quentin inmate died Friday of COVID-19 complications, an inevitable consequence of Calironia's misguided transfer policy.

Why Capitalism Is in Constant Conflict With Democracy

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 08/08/2020 - 4:52pm in

A high level, if flawed, critique of democracy American style.

Stimulus Talks on Verge of Failure as Both Sides Trade Blame

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 07/08/2020 - 8:41pm in

No news on the stimulus front is very very bad news.

International Trade Has Cost Americans Millions of Jobs. Investing in Communities Might Offset Those Losses

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/08/2020 - 11:55pm in

After too many years of "Let them eat training," a more practical answer to trade-induced job losses.