Tag Archives: Middle Class

Paul Krugman: ‘New Deal Created the Middle Class’: Not So Fast

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Paul Krugman:’New Deal Created the Middle Class’: Not So Fast Government, doesn’t create economic classes. They can assist people to do better. Which is where things like education, infrastructure, a … Continue reading

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Washington Free Beacon: This Week With George Stephanopoulos- Bernie Sanders: Says He Would Raise Taxes On All Americans

Source: The New Democrat ABC News’s George Stephanopoulos, with his questioning here did a very good job at getting Senator Bernie Sanders to admit that everyone’s taxes will have to go up if you want to pay for all the Senator’s … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: E.J. Dionne- A Conversation With House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi- Strengthening The Financial Security of America’s Working Families

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Infrastructure investment, a national energy policy, education and job training for our low-skilled adults and low-income students, immigration reform and expanding trade to sell more American products oversees as they … Continue reading

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C-SPAN: Governor Mario Cuomo- 1984 DNC Speech: Tale of Two Cities

  Source: The New Democrat Plus The Tale of Two Cities, one city looks like a paradise, perhaps like downtown Washington or New York in the summer time. And the other city looking a place that you would only send your … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Without Government, There is no Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Any good business person whose in business to make a lot of money and be very profitable and be able to provide very well for themselves and their families even if … Continue reading

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PBS: NewsHour- Poverty and Politics: How Strong Is Safety Net for Poor Americans?

Source: This post was originally posted at The New Democrat The perfect debate for the mainstream Left in America to have that Liberals and Progressives should be debating about. The future of the safety net and it exactly what it is … Continue reading

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The Real News: Jaisal Noor Interviewing Annelise Orlick- A True War on Poverty Would Place Poor Place Poor People on The Forefront

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I love what Annelise Orleck is talking about here. Which is sending money out of Washington the Federal Government, directly to the communities that the money is intended to serve so … Continue reading

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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Blog: Sharron Parrott: War on Poverty: Large Positive Impact, But More Work Remains

Center For Budget and Policy Prioities: Sharron Parrott: Blog: War on Poverty: Large Positive Impact, But More Work Remains This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I agree with Sharon Parrott from the Center on Budget … Continue reading

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▶Sam Seder: Video: Rick Santorum: “Middle Class is Marxism Talk!”

▶ Rick Santorum: "Middle Class" is "Marxism Talk!" – YouTube. I’m not sure what the point is of taking Rick Santorum seriously about anything anymore. And why people even Republicans at this point should just use him nothing more than … Continue reading

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On The Economy: Jared Bernstein: Kids, Poverty, Safety Net, Recession Over at TAP: How to Create a Permanent Middle Class

Kids, Poverty, Safety Net, Recession…Over at TAP | Jared Bernstein | On the Economy. I’m all for the safety-net to be there for people who need it like in an economic downturn. Like a recession to use as an example … Continue reading

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