Tag Archives: Wages

The Erosion of the Middle Class — Why Americans Are Working Harder and Earning Less

By John Liberty Source: The Mind Unleashed “I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad. It’s a depression. Everybody’s out of work or scared of losing their job. The dollar buys a nickel’s worth, … Continue reading

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Will Robots Take Your Job?

By Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams Source: ROAR In recent months, a range of studies has warned of an imminent job apocalypse. The most famous of these—a study from Oxford—suggests that up to 47 percent of US jobs are at … Continue reading

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In a highly indebted world, austerity is a permanent state of affairs

By Mark Blyth Source: Aeon By 2010, everyone had heard the ‘austerity’ rallying cry. Immediately following the 2008 financial crisis, especially in Europe, it resounded: ‘Stimulate no more, now is the time for all to tighten!’ And tighten governments did, … Continue reading

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Thomas Frank on How Democrats Went From Being the ‘Party of the People’ to the Party of Rich Elites

Democrats have gone from the party of the New Deal to a party that is defending mass inequality. By Tobita Chow Source: In These Times The Democratic Party was once the party of the New Deal and the ally of … Continue reading

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Mainstream Economics Warns Out-of-Control Inequality Harms the Economy…But Corrupt Government Policy Keeps Increasing Inequality

Who’s Who of Prominent Economists Agree: Inequality Harms Economic Growth By WashingtonsBlog A who’s who of prominent liberal and conservative economists in government and academia have now said that runaway inequality harms economic growth, including: Current Fed chair Janet Yellen … Continue reading

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