|Middle Class

I saw this on Yahoo today about the changing middle class. A number of the stats are snapshots instead of comparative numbers, which makes conclusions hard to nail down, but it’s thought provoking all the same.

The Middle Class in America Is Radically Shrinking (15 July 2010)

Dissident Voice ran quite a few articles on this topic over the first half of the year:

By posting these links, I’m not trying to promote a middle-class consumptive way of life. But I am saying that I believe that increasing income disparity is a problem. These are complex and loaded statements.

For more on economics, listen to this Econocast conversation with Richard Horsley.

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