This should be the most nonpartisan issue in America: don’t give middle class retirement dollars to high0-priced Wall Street money managers for no good reason. And yet... Read more...
Click here for reuse options! Problems are going to get worse as US housing becomes more unaffordable. If 2016 was characterised by political shocks and a yearning for a past that never existed, 2017 looks to be the year when politicians...Show More Summary
Proposal would add $6.2 million in funding for middle and high schools.
I don't think there's a region in the world that has a lamer standard of regional business class than Europe. For most airlines in Europe, business class is simply economy with a blocked middle seat. On top of that you get better food...Show More Summary
There’s a pipeline draining the Wall Street swamp directly into the White House, making a farce of popular vote loser Donald Trump’s promises of standing up for the middle class against a corrupt financial establishment. It begins with...Show More Summary
Donald Trump built his presidential campaign around two ideas: 1) a corrupt financial establishment had swindled the middle class, and 2) immigrants and foreigners are dangerous. Some combination of these two sentiments has fueled every American populist movement dating back to President Andrew Jackson. Show More Summary
During his campaign, Trump vowed to America's middle class that he would get rid of (since then the phrase has been amended to "repeal and replace" for various reasons) Obamacare as soon as he got into office. Well, Trump is out of his...Show More Summary
At a Bronx rally packed with supporters Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the Affordable Care Act and warned that Washington is abandoning the middle class. "We say people need health care. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
In August 2016, healthcare costs in America reached their highest level since 1984. The post How Healthcare Costs Are Squeezing America’s Middle Class was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Calls to make America great again hark back to a time when income inequality receded even as the economy boomed and the middle class expanded. Yet it is all too easy to forget just how deeply this newfound equality was rooted in the cataclysm of the world wars.
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In today’s “Morning Must Read,” Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Guy Johnson highlight comments from Bloomberg View columnist Barry Ritholtz on the American Middle Class. They speak with Jason Furman, senior fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics, on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Peterson’s Furman Sees Gradual Rise in U.S. Show More Summary
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget proposal includes a new law allowing ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to operate outside of New York City. It is a welcome step forward, one that promises to... To view the full story, click the title link.
... our incomes have been incredibly stagnant. In fact, we just learned that median household income did not go up at all during 2016. This is one of the reasons why we consistently see families fall out of the middle class month after...Show More Summary
Recently a group of Googlers visited Ogeum Middle School in Seoul, where they joined a junior high school class that had some fun trying out machine learning based experiments. The students got to see neural nets in action, with experiments...Show More Summary
Back in March 2016, American increased many of their award redemption prices, including travel on Etihad. One-way first class awards from the US to the Middle East increased from 90K to 115K miles. I wanted to take AAdvantage of theShow More Summary
Fox Business' Stuart Varney is no fan of Trump's Border Tax proposal and told Fox and Friends that, "retailers hate it with a passion" and the middle class "are "suddenly going to find themselves paying higher prices because of a tax imposed by the Trump administration." Earlier today, Trump met with retail CEOs to talk about tax reform and imports. Show More Summary
There’s an emerging consensus that the Labour party’s longstanding coalition between workers and middle class intellectuals is breaking down. Bo Rothstein says the “alliance between the industrial working class and what one might call the intellectual-cultural Left is over.” Julian...
President Trump campaigned on behalf of the neglected middle class, but at least in the health care sphere, those he has chosen for their advice or considered for nomination seemed to be more the corporate class. Tomorrow, Ms Seema Verma,...Show More Summary