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War on the Middle Class

America's Four Wars: An Opportunity

Bob Burnett | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

As we struggle against these four wars, we should remember the words of Eleanor Roosevelt, "It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."

The Middle Class

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

Both President Obama and Mitt Romney insistently use the term "middle class." But what is the middle class? Is a lawyer or doctor who may earn six figures a member of the middle class?

Mitt's War on Mitt

Robert Creamer | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

It appears that the more people to know Mitt Romney, the less they like him. A February poll showed that 52% of Americans responded that the more they know about Romney the less they like him. The same was true for 39% of Republicans. That trend seems to be continuing.

Obama Isn't Trying to Start 'Class Warfare' -- He Wants to End the Republican War on the Middle Class

Robert Creamer | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If I were a Republican, the last thing I'd want to talk about is "class warfare." For 30 years Republicans and their Wall Street allies have conducted a sustained, effective war on the American middle class.

Why Republicans Persist in Demanding the Elimination of 700,000 Jobs

Robert Creamer | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Republicans thought that the budget debate would give them the high political ground. That's why they were willing to go so far out on an extremist precipice. Now the political ground is beginning to crumble -- and it's a long way down.

Big Banks Plan Sneak Attack on Wall Street Reform Law Within Days

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Creamer

The financial sector does not make anything. Its goal is to take a little piece of every transaction as money flows through its hands, and in the coming days Wall Street will fight to continue this practice in its harshest form.