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The middle class in this country is struggling, which is a big reason why our economy also continues to struggle. The good news is that there are loads of progressive ideas (here are 35) about how to revitalize the middle class. The bad news is that conservatives are still clinging to their failed, discredited trickle-down theory, which has just resulted in the rich getting richer at the expense of everyone else.
Here are SEVEN charts showing why the GOP’s favorite economic theory is a failure:
And just in case charts aren’t your thing, here’s a short animation on this topic from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Mark Fiore.
The middle class is the engine of our economy and middle class workers – not the wealthy – are the real job creators. It’s time to stop giving more tax cuts to the wealthiest and start making investments in the middle class.
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