Tag Archive: class

Russians Look Ahead to Mass Protest, Presidential Election

Is Russia’s middle class on the march? People are angry, and are speaking out for clean elections and democracy. Two days after Russia’s largest democracy demonstration in a generation, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev responded with a few lines in Facebook…. (READ MORE)

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David Montgomery obituary

David Montgomery, who has died aged 84 of a brain haemorrhage, was one of the most prominent historians in the US and the model of a scholar-activist. Along with the late Herbert Gutman, he was the most influential practitioner of… (READ MORE)

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Obama speech declares ‘make-or-break moment for the middle class’

Barack Obama’s Kansas speech targets ‘fend for yourself’ stance of Republicans and corporations. Link to this video Barack Obama blasted his Republican foes and Wall Street as he portrayed himself as a champion of the middle class and laid out… (READ MORE)

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Obama: Economic Fairness is ‘The Defining Issue of Our Time’

President Barack Obama says restoring America’s prosperity and economic fairness is the defining issue of our time. The president went to the Midwestern state of Kansas Tuesday to restate his economic goals. In a nearly hour-long speech, President Obama stressed… (READ MORE)

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