Tag: Working class

  • As Child Tax Payments Expire, Struggling Families Are Desperate

    As Child Tax Payments Expire, Struggling Families Are Desperate

    Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935. (Archive Photos / Getty Images) There are great parallels between the birth pangs of Social Security and President Joe Biden’s domestic political agenda in the Build Back Better package. Both proposed radical changes to the social pact between working Americans and their government. […]

  • Bette Midler’s Contempt Fuels Right-Wing Populism

    Bette Midler’s Contempt Fuels Right-Wing Populism

    Bette Midler at WSJ Magazine’s 2019 Innovator Awards. (Bennett Raglin / Getty Images for WSJ Magazine Innovators Awards) Subscribe to something The nation Subscribe now for just $ 2 per month! Thank you for signing up The nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thanks for signing up. For more of The nation, read our latest issue. Subscribe to […]