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Weekly News Round Up

What matters this week: The low tech solution taking on ISIS, empowering magazine covers, the ‘hidden phenomenon’ damaging the health of the middle-class and the impact living in rural areas has on your life expectancy.   583 more words

Important Issues

The Voice of Joyce: #TaxRiskStopInequality; correction of earlier Posts 

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After more research on Derivatives and Fast Trades, I realize I have combined  Financial products and a Computerized Trading Platform: Derivatives and Fast Trades .   627 more words

# Financial Times

Not the Apocalypse, Part 2

Until relatively recent times, the ruling elite didn’t bother with most of the daily details of their subjects’ existence. With the rise of the middle class to political power, we see a matching rise in both nit-picking intrusion and a spiteful attitude toward those who somehow failed to embrace the materialist “virtues” of the merchant class. 1,212 more words


Excuse Me Mr. Mulcair, But What in the Hell are Middle Class Values?

I grew up in a family of the working poor, spending a good portion of my childhood in public housing.

My dad did his best to provide for his seven children, but money was tight, and we lived from payday to payday. 1,095 more words

Harmful drinking among middle-class over-50s is a 'hidden phenomenon'

People over 50 who are healthy and highly educated are more at risk of harmful drinking than less well-off peers, says research.

People over 50 who are healthy, active, sociable and highly educated are at more risk of harmful drinking than their less well-off peers, according to research. 585 more words



Examining whiteness begins by looking within, for me.  Let’s take a look at my family’s church, the third-whitest major religious organization in the United States: the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS). 1,092 more words


The Voice of Joyce: Heart & Pulse of the Middle Class : Tune in to Periscope 11AM

The kids are wrong. The Middle Class can’t spend their way out of Recession. Retired people can’t do it. Wall Street is hoping the consumer will return. 209 more words

Financial Reform