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Democratic proposals boost middle class

January 08, 2020 - 00:00
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Trump supporters, I would argue, are mistaken in believing that the economy is good and that supporting him will improve their lot in life. Recent reports that the economy is good because GDP – Gross Domestic Product - is up may be true for corporations trading on Wall Street, but is not necessarily true for average American families living on Main Street. Using only GDP to gauge the economy is a 100-year-old, outdated measure of the economic wellbeing of middle class and working class Americans. Trump is instead making the lives of 99% of us more difficult. His trade tariffs, to take one example,

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