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Middle Class Recession

Four Questions for Fed Chair Candidates

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

The next Fed chair will have an opportunity to get our economy back on track and to help rebuild America's middle class. But that will require the right temperament and a willingness to take on Wall Street CEOs when necessary.

Jan Diehm

LOOK: The Middle Class Is Disappearing | Jan Diehm | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business

As President Obama continues his “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunities Tour" in Mooresville, N.C., on Thursday, middle-class Americans continue to ex...

'There's Not A Lot Of Good News For The Middle Class'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

Things aren't looking great for America's middle class, and they know it. A significant share of the middle class say it will be a long time befor...

Why Spending on Infrastructure Matters

Paul A. London | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business
Paul A. London

Middle class Americans hear different stories from Republicans and Democrats about why employment is not growing faster and what it will take to revive it. The solution is government spending on public works and infrastructure.

Laura Bassett

Disappearing Middle Class: Bilingual Ph.D. Accepts Rent Money From Church | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Until 18 months ago, Maria Ortiz says she never had to search for a job in her life. As a highly skilled bilingual Ph.D. and the first ever Mexican-A...

Laura Bassett

The Lower Middle Class Crunch: Too Rich To Qualify For Government Assistance | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of our Bearing Witness 2.0 project, HuffPost is rounding up stories of former middle-class families who are struggling to stay afloat in the r...

Laura Bassett

Middle Class No More: New Jersey Family Scrapes By On Half Its Former Income | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of our Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up local stories of formerly middle-class families who are now struggling ...