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US Middle Class

'Upscale Hispanics' Could Help Rebuild U.S. Middle Class

VOXXI | Kim Piston | Posted 07.29.2013 | Latino Voices

They’re being called the most influential segment since the baby boomers. They accounted for 29 percent of the overall Hispanic spend in 2012, a num...

Is The Middle Class Dying?

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.13.2012 | Money

There is an implicit promise in America that as long as you work hard, you can raise a family and lead a comfortable life. But is the U.S. keeping thi...

The One Percent Is HOW MUCH Richer Than You Are?

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.11.2012 | Business

The rich are getting even richer as most other Americans fall behind. Households in the wealthiest one percent were 288 times richer than the media...

Knowledge Wins

Peter Meyer | Posted 11.05.2012 | Education
Peter Meyer

2012-08-27-scblog.pngWhen we think of poverty, what do we think of? Food stamps? Emaciated children? Tin shacks? Empty refrigerators?

5 Sad Charts About The Middle Class

Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

Things aren’t going very well for the middle class right now. If you don’t believe us, take a look at these charts. Over the past decade, midd...

Don't Believe the NATO Hype: Alternatives Exist to War, Economic Crises

Joseph Gerson | Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago
Joseph Gerson

As the NATO summit in Chicago approaches, misplaced paranoia is striking deep. Here are 10 reasons why we're coming to Chicago for the Counter Summit.