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How Trump Took the Middle Class to the Cleaners

The president promised a return to shared prosperity, but the benefits of his economic policies only bubbled up to the richest.

Trump probably paid less in federal income tax than average middle-class American

The president defended his actions in new Twitter post, but report shows Trump used tax strategies that most Americans can’t.

Housekeepers Face a Disaster Generations in the Making

Ghosted by their employers, members of the profession are facing “a full-blown humanitarian crisis — a Depression-level situation.”

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What is the Working ClassWhat is the Working Class

Forty, fifty or even sixty years ago, mention the phrase “working class” and most folks  understood that to mean “blue collar” laborers such as a machinist, waitress, plumber, cop,  production line worker, or housekeeper.

Sign the Petition to Stop the War on the Working ClassSign the Petition

Sign the petition telling Congress to stop the war on the working class.

Congressional ActionsCongressional Actions

This interactive timeline includes all actions taken by the 116th Congress on Social Security, Medicare, ACA, and Medicaid.

A Message From Our PresidentA Message From Our President

The Fight to Save Retirement Security for the Working Class

The movement in Washington to gut our most crucial social insurance programs – not only Social Security and Medicare, but Medicaid, too – amounts to nothing less than a war on the working class: people at all levels of income and employment who are counting on retirement income and health security.

GOP Targeting Earned Benefits

GOP talks of of targeting our earned benefits and health care.

Tracking Trump and His AdministrationTracking Trump and His Administration

From the pages of his own book to the public statements made by President Trump and members of his campaign or administration, theirs is ample evidence that this administration poses a great threat to the future of the earned benefits and other tax payer funded programs that keep workers, seniors, the disabled and their families financially stable.

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