Tag Archives: Middle Class

Mobility, Meritocracy and Other Myths

  By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society At the American Enterprise Institute, Mark Perry (“Yes, America’s middle class has been disappearing… into higher income groups,” Dec. 17) justifies the shrinking middle class and growing economic inequality by … Continue reading

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The 1% Versus the 99%: Realignment, Repression or Revolution

Wealth Inequality Is Putting the US on Course for a Showdown By Klaus Marre Source: WhoWhatWhy.org The richest 20 Americans now own as much wealth as the country’s poorest 152 million people combined. That is just one of the findings … Continue reading

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Dead, White, and Blue

The Great Die-Off of America’s Blue Collar Whites  By Barbara Ehrenreich Source: TomDispatch.com The white working class, which usually inspires liberal concern only for its paradoxical, Republican-leaning voting habits, has recently become newsworthy for something else: according to economist Anne Case and … Continue reading

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The Dying Americans

By Chad Hill Source: The Hipcrime Vocab I’ve often used the term “the final solution for the working class,” in reference to the current American policy towards its vast intercoastal peasantry who, for reasons of circumstance or inclination, do not … Continue reading

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On the Meaning of “Middle Class” and the State of the Middle Class

By Dr. Nicholas Partyka Source: The Hampton Institute When politicians talk, one of the recurring themes about which they spew platitudes is the economy. It would be the subject of another essay to unpack what is meant by “the economy” … Continue reading

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