The Middle Class: How We Got One and Why We Need to Keep it

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For Americans, being middle class is part of our national ethos. People who, based on income level are poor, rich or middle class view themselves, and are usually identified by others, as being middle class. The phrase can be modified by “upper” or “lower” to mean rich or poor, but for Americans a modified middle class status is more comfortable than being defined as rich or poor.

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2/3rds of US Corporations Pay Zero Federal Taxes: US Uncut Movement Builds to Make Them Pay Up

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The following article first appeared on the Nation.com. From Coast-to-Coast, more than forty cities joined in a day of action protesting the tax-dodging of massive corporations that they see as the real source of the country’s deficit. Saturday marked US Uncut’s second big nationwide protest. From coast-to-coast, more than forty cities joined in a day of action protesting the tax-dodging practices of massive corporations that [...]