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Who Killed Our Middle Class?

Popular Economics Weekly It’s becoming clear that our Middle Class—the midsection of U.S. earners and consumers—has shrunk alarmingly. And this is the main reason for the political polarization today that in the words of journalist Christopher Hedges, has driven the … Continue reading

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How We Lost Our Middle Class

Financial FAQs We now have an even better reason to lament the decline of our middle class. New research by this year’s Nobel Prize winner in the Economic Sciences, Princeton Econ Prof Angus Deaton and his wife Anne Case, have … Continue reading

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Good Employment Report for Most

Financial FAQs The stock market plunged on news total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 295,000 in February, and the unemployment rate edged down to 5.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The DOW fell 279 points, and … Continue reading

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