Care2 will go offline for site maintenance July 31 at 9pm PST.
START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

US Politics & Gov't

The Founding Fathers Backed Thomas Piketty--And Feared a Powerful 1 Percent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Founding Fathers, middle class, inequality, profit sharing, tax incentives, tax reform, capitalism, crony capitalism )

Lynn
- 25 days ago - alternet.org
Many of America's Founders believed that excessive wealth inequality would be incompatible with having a representative republic. They did not expect wealth to be identically distributed, but many did envision a thriving middle class ...
Elizabeth Warren on Rachel Maddow Part 1
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Rachel Maddow, A Fighting Chance, Senator, MA, middle class, students, debt )

Dandelion
- 97 days ago - msnbc.com
A brief history of how she has been speaking out for 24 years on the system has been rigged. Warren shows why she has chosen to fight tooth and nail for the middle class and believes that America's government can and must do better for working families.
Tonight With Bernie ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, middle class, ONE PERCENT, taxes, Bernie Sanders, corporations )

Nancy
- 184 days ago - bernie.org
RSVP today for a conference call with U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders & Social Security Works. Submit questions now...
The Triumph of the Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, economy, ethics, politics, propaganda, republicans, usa, Robert Reich, income inequality, middle class, Tea Party )

Lynn
- 276 days ago - commondreams.org
They say the biggest problem is the size of government and the budget deficit. In fact our biggest problem is the decline of the middle class and increasing ranks of the poor, while almost all the economic gains go to the top.
Tell President Obama to Support a Robin Hood Tax on Wall Street ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, taxes, middle class, government, usa, robin hood tax, money, economy, finance )

Nancy
- 709 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
The Robin Hood Tax -- or a micro-tax levied on financial transactions -- would generate hundreds of billions of dollars in much-needed revenue for health, education and environmental programs.
The Betrayal of the American Dream -- A Once Vibrant Middle Class Is Now on the Brink
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, middle class, ruling elite, tax cuts )

Lynn
- 722 days ago - alternet.org
Barlett and Steele explain ... how American middle class has been impoverished and its prospects thwarted in favor of a new ruling elite. Democrats and Republican lawmakers are in a deadlock over whether to extend the politically decisive Bush-era tax cuts.
Income Inequality Is the Achilles Heel in the GOP Strategy to Demonize Occupy Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Occupy Wall Street, Rick Perry, GOP, income inequality, wealthy elites, 1%, corporate profits, recession, middle class, unemployment, poverty, working poor, we are the 99% )

Brian
- 1005 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I don't care about that." That is what Rick Perry said in the New York Times when John Harwood told him his tax plan would increase income inequality.
THE MIDDLE CLASS......A Toolkit for Holding Congress Accountable
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, toolkit, middle class, bills before congress )

Dandelion
- 1209 days ago - themiddleclass.org
Provides research and analysis on how congressional actions affect middle-class households. This site also enables voters to evaluate members of Congress based on their votes on important bills.
Huge, Egypt-Style Turnout For Wisconsin Public Employees
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dictatorial governor, elections, unions, middle class, budgets, deficitslies, politics, propaganda )

Norm
- 1258 days ago - ourfuture.org
Big things are happening in Wisconsin in response to Governor Walker's assault on the rights of working people. The Governor is trying to end 50 years of collective bargaining for Wisconsin workers, and has threatened to call out the National Guard to enf
Reagan: The Great American Socialist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, republicans, democrats, GOP, media, obama, rich, poor, middle class, reagan, tax cuts, socialism, income tax, jobs, budget, economy, health care, green energy, education )

Tom
- 1957 days ago - truthout.org
Socialism has been in the news for months. Some GOP stalwarts charged President Obama with preaching the heresy. John Boehner, the House minority leader, said Obama's stimulus package was, "one big down payment on a new American socialist experiment."
Take Action: Support The Employee Free Choice Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, americans, obama, free choice, unions, workers, corporations, greed, bonuses, middle class, american dream, money, wages, ethics, fairness, rights )

Tom
- 1958 days ago - freechoiceact.org
Good union jobs are key to restoring the middle class, and the Employee Free Choice Act would make it easier for workers to form a union. If a majority of workers wants a union, they should get one. It's as simple as that.
The Wealth Distribution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, economy, distribution of wealth, middle class )


- 2347 days ago - opednews.com
Here is a graph of the wealth distribution as it actually appears. Please compare it to how most people think it appears...After viewing the distribution, do you see a Middle Class?
The Monster Republican Tax Hike
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, Bush, Congress, tax hikes, politics, middle class, credit, bankers, corruption, savings, banks, loans, mortgages )

Blue
- 2674 days ago - angrybear.blogspot.com
Following the example set by their Senate brethren last Friday, House Democrats will adopt a budget resolution containing the largest tax increase in U.S. history amid massive national inattention. Bet you didn't know that, eh?
   

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: US Politics & Gov't

Most Active Stories Today in US Politics & Gov't tagged with middle class

top story finders in US Politics & Gov't

1. Natasha Salgado 40 popular stories

2. AniMae Chi 39 popular stories

3. Carole K. 34 popular stories

4. Alexandra G. 33 popular stories

5. Carrie B. 30 popular stories

6. Laura H. 29 popular stories

7. Ana MESNER 29 popular stories

8. Ashley heffner 24 popular stories

9. Dalia H. 22 popular stories

10. JL A. 22 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!