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Will Obama Plan Create a "Rising, Thriving Middle Class"?

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 By Paul Jay, The Real News Network | Video Report
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Leo Panitch and Jennifer Taub: President Obama's SOTU shows he is far more wedded to private sector, free market solutions than "restoring the bargain" with the middle class.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Paul Jay

Paul Jay is CEO and senior editor of The Real News Network (TRNN). As senior editor of TRNN, Paul has overseen the production of more than 4,500 news stories and is the host of TRNN's news analysis programming. As executive producer of CBC Newsworld's independent flagship debate show "counterSpin" he produced more than 2,000 shows during its 10 years on the air. He is an award-winning documentary filmmaker with more than 20 films under his belt and was founding chair of Hot Docs!, the Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (now the largest in North America).

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Will Obama Plan Create a "Rising, Thriving Middle Class"?

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 By Paul Jay, The Real News Network | Video Report
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
  • Print

Leo Panitch and Jennifer Taub: President Obama's SOTU shows he is far more wedded to private sector, free market solutions than "restoring the bargain" with the middle class.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Paul Jay

Paul Jay is CEO and senior editor of The Real News Network (TRNN). As senior editor of TRNN, Paul has overseen the production of more than 4,500 news stories and is the host of TRNN's news analysis programming. As executive producer of CBC Newsworld's independent flagship debate show "counterSpin" he produced more than 2,000 shows during its 10 years on the air. He is an award-winning documentary filmmaker with more than 20 films under his belt and was founding chair of Hot Docs!, the Canadian International Documentary Film Festival (now the largest in North America).