SAS discontinued their intra-European business class product a few years ago. They replaced it with a "light" business class called SAS Plus (not to be confused with their long-haul premium economy). It includes everything that airlines usually offer in intra-European business class expect one thing: an empty middle seat. Show More Summary
Good news for Delta Medallion members: The auto-upgrade to middle seats in Comfort+ can now be switched off. And buying up to First Class gets easier, though maybe also more expensive. The post Delta fixes Comfort+ upgrade problem appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Even people in the middle class can worry as much about month-to-month swings in income as they do about their annual earnings.
We need to focus on growing the economy, but not the way Republicans do.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., criticized President Trump’s 2018 budget proposal for cuts to domestic programs. Schumer said, “The Trump budget takes a sledgehammer to the middle class and to working-class Americans.”
There's a widening wealth gap in America. It took a generation, but the middle class in this country has been hollowed out. The post Here’s Who Killed the American Middle Class – and Why was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like ‘Throwaway People’: President Trump ignited a national discussion of blue-collar jobs. Truck driving, once a road to the middle class, is now low-paying, grinding, unhealthy work. We talked with drivers about why they do it.
Authjored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, The evidence that the middle class in America is dying continues to mount. As you will see below, nearly half the country would be unable “to cover an unexpected $400 expense”, and about two-thirds of the population lives paycheck to paycheck at least part of the time. Show More Summary
From a NYT collection of interviews with truck drivers: "Alone on the Open Road: Truckers Feel Like ‘Throwaway People’/President Trump ignited a national discussion of blue-collar jobs./Truck driving, once a road to the middle class, is now low-paying, grinding, unhealthy work. Show More Summary
The Middle East is known for lavish, luxurious and opulent structures and that definitely extends to airline lounges. The ME3 (Emirates, Etihad and Qatar) all are known for their onboard products especially their First Class cabins,Show More Summary
As the country’s growing middle class starts to emulate the developed world’s car culture, the government is trying to chart a different path. At rush hour, the gridlock on a highway in Delhi, India, looks a lot like Los Angeles. AsShow More Summary
President Trump ignited a national discussion of blue-collar jobs. Truck driving, once a road to the middle class, is now low-paying, grinding, unhealthy work. We talked with drivers about why they do it.
Even Dems like Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is worried Dems are failing to connect with middle class Americans and are increasingly alienating its base with table-pounding politics. Former presidential candidate Jim Webb sounds off #Tucker
Riding a large turnout from Iran's urban middle classes, President Hassan Rouhani won re-election in a landslide on Saturday, giving him a mandate to continue his quest to expand personal freedoms and open Iran's ailing economy to global investors. Show More Summary
In a recent sit-down with Politico, Chicago's Democratic Mayor Rahm Emmanuel took issue with his party's messaging and policy on middle class issues.
More actual rape culture that campus feminists will never recognize: At a Northwest Baltimore middle school on Friday, three boys grabbed a 13-year-old girl who was skipping class and shoved her into a janitor’s closet, reports the Baltimore Sun. Show More Summary
Serina Huang (aka Ms Frugal Ears) takes a look at what last weeks Budget announcement will mean for most Canberran families. Middle class Australia isn’t going to be much better off “You’d better save your pennies because we are all going to be paying more tax,” said one of my colleagues, who read the budget […]
Even the administration admits they're unlikely to help the middle class. Vox.com has compiled a list of what President Trump's $5.5 trillion tax cuts over 10 years could pay for, and it's nothing short of shocking. The massive taxShow More Summary
The 1950s are so beloved because, like the 1980s, they were a boom time for the country's economy, the middle class, and expansion and growth in America, not to mention fashion and the arts! With the pounding away at new stretches of highway, family car trip vacations, tourist attractions and more in a Nuclear Age, it seemed anything was possible. Show More Summary
KYLE SMITH: Why working class Americans voted with their middle finger: [Hillary’s] rhetoric about helping the poor also turned off the WWC: The have-a-littles disdain the have-nots. Working people in the middle are proud of their discipline and resent the spongers they perceive as being rewarded for having none. They don’t romanticize welfare recipients as […]