middle class

Maher: Maybe Media Can Go On A Search For America's Vanishing Middle Class
Bill Maher's New Rules: Real Time, Friday, April 4, 2014. Maher asks if the media can spend a little time looking for America's vanishing missing class now that they're finally finished chasing after that missing airplane 24/7.
Krystal Ball: Rising Inequality Is 'Feature, Not A Bug' Of Capitalism
Ball describes how most Americans would be absolutely shocked to find out just how fast wealth inequality is spreading Read more...
Here's The State Of The Union You Won't Hear About Tonight
Tim Dickinson, Rolling Stone's political editor, has his own take on the State of the Union. Read more...
Shine Bright, Jamie Dimon
This parody of Rihanna’s video “Diamonds,” tells the story of Jamie Dimon, JP Morgan Chase, and their selfish financial crimes. Read more...
Senator Elizabeth Warren called on Congress to solve the ‘too big to fail’ banking fiasco. Read more...

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Bill Moyers Discusses 'Inequality For All' With Robert Reich
According to Robert Reich, Bill Clinton’s secretary of labor: “The core principle is that we want an economy that works for everyone, not just for a small elite. We want equal opportunity, not equality of outcome. We want to make sure that there’s upward mobility again, in our society and in our economy.” Read more...
Senator Bernie Sanders: 'Do You Want To Know Why People Are Angry?'
A higher percentage of American kids lived in poverty last year than in 1965. Read more...
Senator Sanders On Syria: Stay Home And Address Our Serious Problems
Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday denounced the use of chemical weapons by Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, but he said Congress must focus on high unemployment and other problems at home while the United States works with the international community on the Middle East. Read more...
Warren: 'Now, More Than Ever, The US Needs A Strong Labor Movement'
From labor's role in building the American middle class to the ways unions fight not just for their members but for all working Americans, Elizabeth Warren gets it. Read more...
Morning Open Thread
In this inconvenient truth for the economy, Reich uses humor and a wide array of facts to explain how the issue of economic inequality affects each and every one of us. Read more...