middle class

Obamacare Subsides on the Line

July 25, 2014

CEPR’s Dean Baker and Media Matters’ Jeremy Holden discuss two federal courts decisions which could disqualify lower and middle income earners for subsidies and the forces working to dismantle Obamacare

Saving American Cities

May 22, 2014

Robert Pollin: If the Fed was serious about strengthening the basic economy, it would bail out American cities

Hudson Report

March 17, 2014
Economists Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers discuss how provisions in an IMF deal like cuts to gas subsidies and pensions will hurt the average Ukrainian citizens and benefit kleptocrats

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security

From a Zionist Youth to Outspoken Critic of a Jewish State – Michael Ratner on RAI (2/7)

March 4, 2014

TRNN Replay: On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay of his journey – from seeing Israel as an extension of his Jewish identity to realizing Israel was a settler, colonial state

Venezuela Anti-Government Protests Lack Support from the Barrios

March 4, 2014

Lisa Sullivan & Ryan Mallett-Outtrim report from Venezuela that the country’s anti government protests are continuing with no end in sight but continue to lack appeal in low income neighborhoods