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Middle Class Squeeze

Gobble Up Poor, Feast on Middle Class

July 9, 2015 /

by Bob Lord

What do wealthy Americans do after they’ve finished eating the poor? They start on the middle class, of course. So goes the ugly process of wealth and income redistribution in America.

Obama, Letterman, and the ‘I’ Word

May 6, 2015 /

by Salvatore Babones

If President Obama really wants upward mobility for poor people, then he should support downward mobility at the top. By Salvatore Babones [caption id="attachment_8944" align="alignright" width="300"] On the Late Show...

Our Grand Fortunes, Our Grand Waste

February 8, 2015 /

by Sam Pizzigati

Good things trickle down from the top, cheerleaders for privilege insist, when wealth concentrates. In real life, suggests economist Robert Frank, inequality makes things worse even for its ostensible beneficiaries.

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