Post Tagged with: "middle class"

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Bernie Sanders Forces Donald Trump To Flip-Flop On Raising Wages

Donald Trump was against raising wages for American workers, but changed his mind after Bernie Sanders took aim at the billionaire Republican.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
Watch Bernie Sanders Explain Why He Thinks He Can Win Over Trump Supporters (VIDEO)

Watch Bernie Sanders Explain Why He Thinks He Can Win Over Trump Supporters (VIDEO)

Can Sanders win over Trump supporters? Maybe. Republicans are far angrier at Wall St. than you might expect.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
Joe Biden Says Labor Unions Have Gotten The Short End Of The Stick For Too Long (VIDEO)

Joe Biden Says Labor Unions Have Gotten The Short End Of The Stick For Too Long (VIDEO)

“I got in trouble – which is unusual for me – for saying that labor is the outfit keeping the barbarians at the gate.”

by Sarah Burris· · News
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Jeb Bush Seems To Have Just Bribed The Middle Class – Promises $2,000

You know you’re falling in the polls when….

by Sarah· · News
What Happens When Some Puppets Troll The Koch Bros. (VIDEO)

What Happens When Some Puppets Troll The Koch Bros. (VIDEO)

Puppets show what a nightmare the Koch Brothers actually stand for.

by Oliver Willis· · News
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Obama Has A Plan To Extend Overtime Pay To Millions Of Employees

“Will we accept an economy where only a few of us do exceptionally well? Or will we push for an economy where every American who works hard can contribute to and benefit from our success?”

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Bernie Sanders Runs On ‘Redistribution Of Wealth’: Rich To Pay Over 50 Percent In Taxes (VIDEO)

“It is time to redistribute money back to the working families of this country from the top one-tenth of 1 percent, and tax policy is one of the ways we do that.”

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
Tragic: 47 Percent Of Americans Don’t Have Just $400 Available For Emergencies (VIDEO)

Tragic: 47 Percent Of Americans Don’t Have Just $400 Available For Emergencies (VIDEO)

Would you be able to afford an unexpected bill?

President Obama Brilliantly Goes After Fox News For Always Blaming And Shaming The Poor (VIDEO)

President Obama Brilliantly Goes After Fox News For Always Blaming And Shaming The Poor (VIDEO)

President Obama has had just about enough of the lies coming out of Fox News surrounding the poor…

by Sarah· · News
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Hey Hillary Haters: Check Out What She Said About Elizabeth Warren’s Work In Time Magazine

Elizabeth Warren made Time Magazine’s “Time 100,” and it was Hillary Clinton who wrote about why.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Here’s What Real Liberalism Looks Like: Bernie Sanders Blasts Billionaire Super PACs (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders on Super PACs and the power of the billionaire class: “We’ve got huge crowds, and people are saying ‘enough is enough.'”

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Everything That’s Wrong With Wealth Inequality, Summed Up In One Image

Everything That’s Wrong With Wealth Inequality, Summed Up In One Image

This is going to hit home fast.

by Vera· · News
Here’s How Much You Need To Earn To Be Considered Middle Class In Your State (IMAGE)

Here’s How Much You Need To Earn To Be Considered Middle Class In Your State (IMAGE)

$40,000 for California?!

by Jameson Parker· · News
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What Do Liberals Want In A President? Maybe It’s Martin O’Malley

Liberals need to get over being afraid if they want a candidate who’ll embrace their priorities.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
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Jeb Bush Attacks The Federal Minimum Wage, ‘Leave It To The Private Sector’ (VIDEO)

Jeb defies economic experts and the American people with a disastrous solution to income inequality. We’re on to you, Jeb!

by Frank Minero· · News
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Father-Daughter Ad Ends With Heart-Wrenching Twist That Reveals A Shocking Truth (VIDEO)

“Daddy is the most handsome. The smartest. The kindest. He is my superman,” this adorable little girl declares. “But…he lies.”

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
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Bill Maher Calls Bullsh!t on GOP’s New Found Love For The Middle Class (VIDEO)

Maher on Palin’s recently flubbed speech: “If Sarah Palin suffers a stroke, how will we know?”

by Frank Minero· · News
Bernie Sanders Backs President Obama’s Plan To Hike Taxes On The Rich

Bernie Sanders Backs President Obama’s Plan To Hike Taxes On The Rich

When you have Bernie Sanders on your side, you know that it’s the right thing to do. The people’s senator and the people’s president are teaming up again to make relief for the middle class a reality.

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NYC Luxury Building Installs ‘Poor Fences’ To Separate Middle-Income Renters From Wealthier Residents

This high rise found an awful way to separate residents by income.

by Vera· · News
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Twas The (Republican) Night Before Christmas

A bit of a lark, riffing on the perennial holiday favorite. Here’s a Republican night before Christmas that may give them nightmares. Note the last stanza.

by T. Steelman· · News