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50% of The U.S. Working Class Make Less Than $28k A Year!

According to the Social Security Administration, 50% of wage earners in the U.S. last year made less that $28,000 a year (median average $28,031.02). Though the median average is an increase compared to previous years, the cost of living due to inflation is inevitably forcing society to reach a economic bubble. 39 more words


A fine kettle of fish.

Wage increases haven’t kept pace with inflation for at least a decade. Generally, American families earn less than they did in 1999. A host of factors lie behind this depressing trend. 575 more words

The Economy

Innovation-friendly president knows where to spread his message

Nothing like receiving personal message from a VIP (or at least feel like it!) and Obama knows how to just do that. Only 2nd day into receiving emails from Medium (another social-media hype from Twitter guy that goes beyond 140 character limit), I get this hand-picked post that’s supposedly written by Obama (or his media person). 167 more words

View Points (관점들)

Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America Written by Bob Herbert

In his eighteen years as an opinion columnist for The New York Times, Herbert championed the working poor and the middle class. After filing his last column in 2011, he set off on a journey across the country to report on Americans who were being left behind in an economy that has never fully recovered from the Great Recession. 2,724 more words



Ebola the dreaded virus we all have feared, from a distance, of course seems to have finally landed right here in the good ol’ USA. Fluke? 715 more words

Currant Events

Why isn't Keynesian theory dead, dead, dead?

This comes via Powerline but is taken from a document put out by the Republicans on the Senate Budget Committee: The Obama Economy: a Chartbook… 180 more words

Economic Theory And Policy

Human Events: Opinion: John Stossel: "The Economy Needs no Conductor": How to Create an Opportunity Society

This post was originally posted at FreeStatePlus on WordPress, April, 2012

Human Events: Opinion: John Stossel: The Economy Needs no Conductor

There’s been this endless debate in America in the last few years about what creates economic and job growth. 413 more words