The destruction of the middle class

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How Mitch McConnell’s Hostility to the Unemployment Supplement Puts Ordinary Americans’ Welfare at Risk

Republicans intend to shoot themselves and the economy in the head out of ideological rigidity by killing the unemployment supplement.

COVID-19 and the Garment Industry’s Invisible Hands

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 21/07/2020 - 7:42pm in

How the cornacrisis has led to investigations of garment industry supply chains to unearth worker exploitation and shady contractors.

Immaculate Deception, Fed Style

The Fed knows it it is up to no good as far as ordinary citizens are concerned, witness its propaganda efforts.

Covid-19 Economic Realities Sinking in as Denialism Wanes, Desperation Rises

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 20/07/2020 - 8:50pm in

Putting some ugly Covid-19 facts together.

There Can Be No Equality Without a Dramatic Renewal of Employment Opportunity for All American Workers

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 18/07/2020 - 5:52pm in

Workers, and above all black workers, lost out when unions came under attack and corporate profiteering and short-termism became the norm.

Introducing *An Economic Program for American Democracy*

A 1938 economic manifesto makes modern day schemes look inadequate and unimaginative.

“Cancel Culture,” Race and the Greed of the Billionaire Class

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 17/07/2020 - 2:50pm in

Why cancel culture gets the elites off the inequality hook.

Covid-19 Bankruptcies Bleeding Out Jobs, Economic Capacity

Covid-19 bankrupties show how the disease is draining the economy.

Biden Defends Undying Allegiance to For-Profit Healthcare During Interview With Dying Medicare for All Advocate Ady Barkan

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/07/2020 - 11:55pm in

Biden acts like the heartless pol he is. He can't keep up the pretense if someone wants to get between him and insurer profits.

Unemployment Claims Hit New Record: 32.9 Million State & Federal. Week 16 of U.S. Labor Market Collapse

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/07/2020 - 6:41pm in

The latest unemployment data calls into question the notion that anything more than a techical recovery is underway.