Like this entry? Favorite it below! Name: Zachary Location: New York City, NY Square Feet: 930 Division: Small What I Love About My Small Home: We live in Stuyvesant Town--a middle class development in Manhattan with nearly 9,000 apartments. Show More Summary
Though she’s invited to join a half dozen longtime friends — two married couples with kids in tow and two adult siblings — for a
WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that he's proud that he's spent his career focused on the middle class, despite some in Washington -- even in his own party -- being "sophisticated jerks" about his values. "In this town, being referred to as 'Middle Class Joe' is meant as an insult. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, Charlie noted that President Obama’s answer to why liberals could trust he would negotiate an Asian trade deal that’s good for the middle class basically amounted to, “Look, it’s me. I love the middle class.” (This has...Show More Summary
Elizabeth Hovde is really concerned that poor taxpayers might have to subsidize the child bearing decisions of those better off. She thinks maybe everyone should just think more carefully about how busy they are, since parenting is really hard and we shouldn’t run to the government to make it all better. Show More Summary
The middle class is “getting nowhere” thanks to President Barack Obama, according to Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J. Christie criticized Obama’s economic policies on CNBC’s Squawk Box May 21, and emphasized the need for restoring economic growth, reforming entitlements and investing in national defense.
Congress is now debating fast track legislation that will pave the way for the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) unfettered free trade agreement. At a time when our middle class is disappearing and the gap between the very rich and everyone else is growing wider, this anti-worker legislation must be defeated. Show More Summary
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton on Wednesday made a stop in Bronzeville where she pledged to improve the availability of quality affordable child care, saying it was important in restoring the economy and the middle class.
My lowest point as a science journalist came before I even knew what a science journalist was. I was a young punk in an eighth-grade science class at Northwood Middle School in Greenville, South... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican...
In an incident caught on video, a middle school substitute teacher in Maryland is shown hitting students with his belt in class as other students run away and scream. The teacher at Gwynn Park Middle School in Brandywine was in a sixth grade class and some students said he was breaking up a fight. Show More Summary
Should Sovereign Nations Continue To Find Ways Of Promoting Trade Agreements That Increase Global Competition And Threaten The Stability Of Established Industries? The post Free-Trade Agreements: Economic Lifter Or Middle Class Destroyer? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
One of my three favorite uses of American AAdvantage miles is for travel on Etihad Airways (the others are of course Cathay Pacific first class and Japan Airlines first class!). I have an odd fascination with the Middle East, and ifShow More Summary
Is this becoming a trend? Instead of using his time in front of the cameras to champion the rights of working and middle class Americans, Rep....
They say timing is everything in life. Well, if that's true, the timing of this legislation to approve fast-track trade authority could not be worse for middle-class families. The middle class is having a terribly hard time - perhaps the worst time in modern history. Show More Summary
JEFF CARTER: Does The Sharing Economy Destroy The Middle Class? “If you only quantify the ‘sharing’ incomes, he might be right. The problem is, most of the time the ‘sharing’ income is only a piece of the income stream for an individual. This isn’t the 18th century.”
Designer Matt Dalio hopes to bring affordable computers to emerging middle class families across America. His project, the Endless computer, works directly with the family flat screen television, making for a lower cost operating system. Endless is with
It's sobering that in a nation of 317 million people (of which 145 million people file tax returns), only 3% of all those reporting income are self-employed people earning enough to support a middle class life without the additional income earned by a working spouse.
Lauren Puttock loves math, but it was in art class where the concept of exponents really sunk in.She and other Kenmore Middle School students listened as teacher Jeff Wilson and math coach Corinne Magee mixed equations with lessons on surrealist Man Ray, who is famous for integrating math into his work. Show More Summary
Manufacturing isn't strengthening the middle class like it used to. The term "middle class" has long meant everything and nothing in America. People whose incomes were below anything that could be defined as the middle used it to describe themselves in an aspirational way, or because it spelled respectability. Show More Summary
In Wisconsin, state assembly members are trying to limit the amount of junk food public aid recipients can buy as well as enforcing mandatory drug screenings. In other news, only wealthy and middle class people deserve the high only a snack that’s bad for you can give. Read more...