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Middle Class Debt

Congress Must Address the Student Loan Crisis

Sean McElwee | Posted 09.15.2013 | College
Sean McElwee

This may well be the most short-sighted, ineffective and contemptible Congress in the past fifty years, but can they truly be foolish enough to gamble with the future of America's children.

A New Report on the Middle Class

Jared Bernstein | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

The Pew Research Center just released a report worth a close look, called "The Lost Decade of the Middle Class."

The New Inequality Is Wealth, Not Income

Reid Cramer | Posted 08.25.2012 | Business
Reid Cramer

Between 2007 and 2010, those at the top had their wealth increase and almost everybody else experienced a drastic decline. We should be concerned about creating opportunities for more families to build their wealth. It's a big problem if it's happening only at the very top.