Tag Archives: Middle Class

Al Jazeera: US Election 2016- Donald Trump Woos Working-Class Caucasians

Courtesy of Democracy Journal-  http://democracyjournal.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/20826825753_0e6a51a127_z.jpg- When you think of … Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When you think of the Republican Party generally you think of country club Republicans, people who tend to be very … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: New America Weekly- Lara Burt- TANF and Teachers: How Current Policies Are Keeping Single Mothers Down and Out of School

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The New America Foundation: New America Weekly- Lara Burt- TANF and Teachers: How Current Policies Are Keeping Single Mothers Down and Out of School It’s not that TANF or the … Continue reading

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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One One thing with having a not only a Democratic … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: ‘New Deal Created the Middle Class’: Not So Fast

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Paul Krugman: ‘New Deal Created the Middle Class’: Not So Fast Government, doesn’t create economic classes. They can assist people to do better. Which is where things like education, infrastructure, … Continue reading

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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- Ben Carson’s Flat Tax Plan Represents Many of The Least Helpful Impulses in GOP Tax Policy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- Ben Carson’s Flat Tax Plan Represents Many of The Least Helpful Impulses in GOP Tax Policy During really the last six years or so of the … Continue reading

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Hoover Institution: Uncommon Knowledge: Richard Epstein on Inequality, Taxes, Politics and Health Care

. I actually agree with Richard Epstein on one thing. Which is definitely a rarity, but when Epstein says that its not that inequality is a problem. But the lack of mobility and opportunity for people at the bottom, or … Continue reading

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Democracy Journal: Opinion- Nick Hanauer & David Rolf- Shared Security, Shared Growth

Democracy Journal: Opinion- Nick Hanauer & David Rolf- Shared Security, Shared Growth I agree with Nick Hanauer and David Rolf, that the American economy lacks economic growth and job security. That workers are constantly changing jobs, because either they lose … Continue reading

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