Middle Class

taxes

What Kind of Tax Reform Should We Be Fighting For?

The Trump administration’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was unpopular with young Americans. Here are some tax policy ideas they should advocate for in the future.
Becky Ferreira
3.5.18
Economy

The GOP tax plan could send American democracy into a doom loop

Republicans are moving closer to finalizing a tax overhaul that will lift the tax burden on America’s richest citizens and plonk it down on those less well-off.
Matt Phillips
12.15.17
The Middle Class

American politics are getting more extreme while the middle class is dying

Matt Phillips
8.25.17
vicemoney

America's middle class just got its biggest pay raise since the '60s

US median household income rose 5.2 percent last year, the fastest one-year increase in records that stretch back to the late 1960s.
Matt Phillips
9.13.16
2016 US election

Hillary Clinton slams 'Trump loophole' in pitch to working-class voters

Clinton made the case that her economic plan would help middle-class families, while Trump's economic agenda would only favor himself and his billionaire friends at the expense of everyone else.
Olivia Becker
8.11.16
Art

Sculpture Exhibition Paints a Bleak Portrait of the Middle Class' Future

3D-printed, humans sealed within plastic bags, make a strong statement in Josh Kline’s new show, 'Unemployment.'
Andrew Nunes
5.24.16
Stuff

We Need to Stop Assuming All Millennials Are Middle Class

Gen Y are not all created equal, and it's naïve to believe the lie that they are.
Hannah Ewens
4.28.16
Culture

‘Singles Day’ Was Completely Taken Over by China’s Biggest Online Retailer

$9.3 billion transaction, 400,000,000 shipments, and growing.
Yiwei Tian
11.11.15
Art

Artist Duo Fights Commercialism—with Commercialism

Cheesy portraits, concrete beach toys, and incarcerated flowers come together in the work of the talented Žižić/Kožul.
Andrew Nunes
9.4.15
Stuff

Author Douglas Coupland on Greece, Utopias, and the Curse of Leisure

Until recently Greeks were able to spend their days doing nothing, which was nice; now they have to spend their days with nothing to do, which is scary.
Douglas Coupland
7.23.15
the business of life

What Happened to Middle Class America? - The Business of Life (Episode 7)

On this episode of 'The Business of Life', we get to the bottom of just what the “middle class" is: how to get in, how to stay in, and why so many Americans are falling out.
VICE News
7.23.15
Business of Life

What happened to middle class America? - The Business of Life (Season 1, Episode 7)

We'll get to the bottom of just what the "middle class" is: how to get in, how to stay in, and why so many Americans are falling out.
VICE News
7.23.15
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