Monday, Bernie Sanders live-streamed a town hall on economic inequality, oligarchy, and the collapse of the middle class. More than 1.7 million people watched Sanders and co-hosts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, filmmaker Michael Moore, and New School economist Darrick Hamilton. Sanders has...Read more
A Texas couple have opened a new restaurant that offers a pay-what-you-can model. Taste Community Restaurant targets middle class people struggling to get by who still deserve excellent food at a price they can afford. "Specifically,"...Show More Summary
Planning to go to Australia, Middle East, Europe, Africa, or North and South America? Enjoy great savings with Emirates' latest special offer where Business Class and Economy Class tickets start from just S$1,899 and S$419 for an all-inclusive return flight. All bookings must be made between 21-31 March 2018 for travel between 28 March 2018 and 31 December 2018.
Via Instapundit, an absolutely chilling sign of the end times. Shirley Jackon's "The Lottery" is a staple of middle school literature textbooks. It's about a rural town which conducts a lottery before harvest season. The surprise twist at the end...
Last night, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, director Michael Moore, and economist Darrick Hamilton gathered for an online panel discussion of "poverty, the decline of the middle class, and the consolidation of corporate...Show More Summary
What is that one field of service which every middle class Indian wants to achieve? It is to be the proud beholder of a government job. Government job brings security in a household and security brings happiness in a regular middle class Indian family- not to forget that more than 50% of the 1 billion […]
In order to comfortably raise a family in an expensive coastal city like San Francisco or New York, you’ve got to make at least $300,000 a year. You can certainly raise a family earning less as many do, but it won’t be easy if your goal...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! It's a national meeting on the decline of the middle class and rise of oligarchy. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Michael Moore released a video which invites the whole nation to tune into a live town hall meeting on wealth and income inequality. Show More Summary
Demands from workers and corporate elite brought socioeconomic progress, then a political shift to the right.
THIS IS ON TOP OF THE CITY’S DAY-TO-DAY CRAZY: All the crazy things happening in San Francisco because of its out-of-control housing prices. The telling detail explaining what California has done to its middle class is in this one line: “Only about 12% of households in San Francisco can afford the median-priced home.”
More of what the Trump Era has unleashed in the classroom: Florida teacher drops N-word in class and tells white girls not to date black boys: ‘They’re not worth it’: A Florida middle school teacher has been suspended after students told the administration that he made racist remarks in class last year. Show More Summary
A sixth-grader died Tuesday after collapsing during a physical education class at Dodson Middle School in Rancho Palos Verdes. School staff declined to answer questions about the incident, but the Los Angeles Unified School District released the text of a recorded message sent to parents. “The...
In the West Virginia teachers’ strike, the durability of the middle class, schools’ role in rural communities, and a misunderstood Appalachia are all coming to a head, Benjamin Wallace-Wells writes.
Surplus weapons left over from Yugoslavia’s civil war are being sold to Swedish gangs, making crime and immigration hot-button issues.
Intra-Europe business class isn't much to get excited about. On most airlines it's simply an economy seat with a blocked middle and enhanced service (some airlines in Europe, like Aeroflot, offer a proper product, even on shorthaul flights). Back in the day airlines consistently had little tables on top of the center seat in these cabins. Show More Summary
Share this Post You may remember learning about chlorophyll in middle school science class. If not, here’s a refresher: It’s also full of vitamins and antioxidants, so humans can use it, too. Well, some of us humans have started ingesting chlorophyll for its skincare benefits. This practice has been made […]
The American Dream changed somehow in the 1970s when real wages for most of us began to stagnate when corrected for inflation and worker age. My best financial year ever was 2000 — 18 years ago — when was yours? This wasn’t a matter of productivity, either: workers were more productive every year, we just stopped being rewarded for it. Show More Summary
Every parent dreads receiving a call from a child’s school in the middle of the day. It’s the terrible communication to relay that his child has been exhibiting undesired student behavior that has disrupted the class. The teacher might have let it go once or twice but by the time if starts to happen too... Read More »
Unions help boost equality and build our nation’s middle class. Families will have a steeper climb to get there if the court rules against AFSCME.
The BBC, which is the middle of dealing with a gender pay row at the corporation, has now found itself under attack for a class bias after one of its most-high profile presenters said "posh" women were paid a "hell of a lot more than...Show More Summary