In Trump’s Economy, Americans’ Wage Growth Is Being Wiped Out By Inflation

According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), American workers’ paychecks are worth less than they were a year ago.

Despite President Donald Trump boasting about how better off Americans are now, the truth is that for the first time in many years average Americans are losing ground. Economic growth has not meant more prosperity for the middle and working classes. Rising prices have erased U.S. workers’ meager wage gains. read more

Blue Wave Requires Democrats To Have an Economic Message

First, the Republicans said they would win the 2018 midterm elections because they would “repeal and replace” Obamacare and everybody would be happy.  But that strategy didn’t work out so well, and most Americans are unhappy with the costs of healthcare, as well as the lack of universal coverage.  And most people still blame Republicans for this. read more