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"Field Starting To Get Pretty Crowded": Everyone’s Hopping On The Populist Bandwagon; Will It Lead To Actual Policy Change?

There’s no shortage of groups and people who want the 2016 presidential race to be about their issue of choice, hoping that all the candidates will be forced to answer their questions and maybe even support their preferred policy solutions. 720 more words

Republicans

"Demand A Higher Wage, People!": The Status Quo Of Wage Injustice And Greed-Driven Inequality Relies On Our Complicity

Chasten Florence was on his lunch break when he decided to join a protest outside a McDonald’s in New York City on Wednesday. To be honest, Florence wasn’t really sure what he was helping protest. 863 more words

Economic Inequality

"Heightening Inequality To Even More Astronomical Levels": If Inequality Worries Republicans, Why Do They Keep Making It Worse?

You can tell things have gotten very bad when the issue of economic inequality — a serious national problem mostly ignored for more than three decades — is suddenly in political vogue. 689 more words

Republicans

Are We Doing Enough to Help the Poor?

Income inequality in the U.S. is getting worse and one reason is that the middle class is being “hollowed out” by a lack of sufficient… 268 more words

Jack Heidel

"He's Not A Reformer He's A Fraud": Marco Rubio Is The Most Disingenuous Republican Running For President

Most of the Republican Party’s primary candidates have internalized something that was blindingly obvious to everyone who watched the 2012 elections unfold. So long as traditional turnout patterns hold, Republicans can’t keep up with Democrats in presidential contests. 896 more words

Republicans

“We’ve Got to Do Something about Income Inequality”

This is what I hear over and over again from my liberal-minded friends.  Their solution is to raise taxes on the rich and give to the poor.   300 more words

Jack Heidel