We often spar on the Totebag about what is Middle Class, invoking regional and educational differences in raw income numbers and in cultural markers of that status. 225 more words
One of the less noted but no less important aspects of American politics has been the steady leftward swing of the Democratic Party. The party of Andrew Jackson, representing the poor, forgotten man has now become a party focused on income inequality and composed of an up-scale, down-scale coalition that has a predilection to not show up in midterms. 1,741 more words
By Robert Greenwood:
If, when I go to Hell, I do not wake up in the VIP buttery at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club, I will come to post-mortem consciousness sitting on a waterless toilet in a prayer tent at the Glastonbury Pop Music Festival. 320 more words
(CNNMoney) — An estimated 5 million more salaried workers may soon become automatically eligible for overtime pay.
That’s according to President Obama, who on Monday evening previewed a key part of a proposed change to overtime rules. 425 more words