"this text is all about you, it's about the middle class."
"Few things are more interesting than you, yet is used the middle class constantly as a synonym to boredom and emptiness, especially of the culture writers who consider themselves left-leaning. I turn in the contributions in the archive and find the direct formulations such as these:"
"...naive and spared the northern middle class whose dreams are traced, from lifestyle magazines..."
"...the american middle class where problems are often quite mjäkiga..."
"But our time's great drama unfolding in the middle class. It is in the peaceful, industrious and tax-paying middle class, in the quiet villakvarteren and the rest of the högbelånade condominiums, our common future is decided."
"So fnys is not for the middle class. Tremble."
"Tremble for your own future."
"the OECD, the organisation for the 35 most developed countries, published recently a report on the endangered middle class."
"✓ Sweden and a handful of other countries belong to the lucky exceptions. So far. This has real wages continued to increase. Everywhere else is stagnant or falling middle class standard of living."
"✓ The social movement of the come to a standstill. It is harder today for a hard-working person to work their way up. At the same time it is more from the perspective of the middle class that falls down, economically and socially."
"✓ every six earners working in an occupation on the basis of robot control and artificial intelligence is likely to disappear in the near future."
"✓ housing prices have increased three times faster than the real wages in the last 20 years. This is one reason economic pressure on the middle class. In particular, Sweden stands out. We are the country where housing costs have increased the most."
"✓ 40 per cent of the medelinkomsttagarna in 18 european countries are so economically vulnerable that they do not pass the unexpected expenses. Even here, Sweden is a happy exception. So far. Here are twelve per cent vulnerable."
"✓ But at the same time has the vast majority of it better than in the past? People vacation in Thailand, and the united states that we in the 1960s vacationed in the county of Bohuslän, Halland, sweden and possibly Denmark. Sure."
"✓ There was formerly a theory that the economic upper-class wealth would trickle down to the majority of the people further down. It did not make sense."
"✓ Contrast, oozing upper-class patterns of consumption down. Expensive watches and cars. Designer clothes. Leisure travel over half the earth. The middle class imitates what it thinks is upper-class lifestyle. But the middle class can't afford it: 20 per cent of households are living beyond their means."
"✓ And, as usual, lurks the beneath themselves. The richest one percent in the united states has increased its spending on education from two percent to six percent of their income. The middle class invested before one percent of their income on education and still spend only one per cent."
"✓ All agree that education is the most important thing for society at large and for the individuals who want to have a job. The upper-class acting with a view to the future while the middle class sippar paraplydrinkar in Florida for borrowed money."
"the Middle class is society's backbone. When the average joe loses confidence in politicians and institutions is democracy in danger."
"So what is happening is much bigger than a missnöjesvåg against immigration, the EU-red tape or incumbent politicians, we are tired of. The conditions of our lives change."
"Why is there not more debate?"
"because in our society the middle class has become a joke. The bleakest, fantasilösaste and töntigaste you can think of."
"Our attention is directed towards oväsentligheter and skendebatter. The politics of identity. A feminist who says they have been brainwashed by the patriarchy. A lot of surge without significance."
"In the meantime, the major movements below the surface."