US Politics in Trump era Public date: 29.08.2019 01:16:39

22 Dec 2017

GOP tax plan doubles down on policies that are crushing the middle class

The middle class, which Pew defines as two-thirds to two times the national median income for a given household size, began to grow after World War II due to a surge in  economic growth and because President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal gave workers more power. Before that, most Americans were poor or nearly so.
The middle class, which Pew defines as two-thirds to two times the national median income for a...

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19 Nov 2016

A Mexican American from a poor, rural towin in Oklahoma explians the white culture

“So I'm a Mexican American from a poor, rural (mostly white) town in Oklahoma. Missing from this debate? How poor whites see themselves.” They don't see themselves as poor. They don't base their identity on it. They see themselves as "temporarily embarrassed millionaires."
“So I'm a Mexican American from a poor, rural (mostly white) town in Oklahoma. Missing from this debate? How poor...

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