Category Archives: The destruction of the middle class

The “Existential Battle” Is for Control of the Democratic Party

Democratic Party operatives would have voters focus on Trump, as opposed to the batttle within their party over the Sanders-led effort to implement policies that serve Americans broadly, not the top 10% .

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Nobel Economist Angus Deaton: Inequality is Destroying Democratic Capitalism

Angus Deaton argues that the present level of inequality is a threat to “democratic capitalism” but contends that historically, even more severe inequality has been reversed.

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Martin Wolf v. Trumponomics Whiffs Due to Fealty to Orthodoxy

The Financial Times’ Martin Wolf has a go at Donald Trump, but manages to score an own goal as far as his profession is concerned.

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