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Well, That Explains It

One can only wonder why the president continues to overlook the American businessmen and women who build the healthy economy that enables workers to find jobs and careers. 560 more words


Another source of well-paying, middle-class jobs in the US is under threat

The American middle class has been under pressure for decades. Median household income in the US is roughly where it was in the late 1980s—and down about 7% from the recent high set in 2007. 303 more words

The American middle class has lost a quarter century

More than six years after the end of the Great Recession, America’s middle class is still waiting for its recovery.

Inflation-adjusted US median household incomes suffered another flat year in 2014. 515 more words

Does rent reflect income where you live?

Do places with higher rents also enjoy relatively higher incomes? With one in four U.S. renters spending at least half of their household income to pay for housing and utilities, the proportion of income allocated to rent in your state may surprise you. 677 more words

Urban Issues

12 signs America is on the decline

America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers aren’t paying attention. So argues a new academic paper, pulling together previously published data. 1,248 more words


A Republican Senate Milestone

Yesterday, the new Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, made this announcement on the Senate floor:

We’ve actually reached a milestone here that I think is noteworthy for the Senate.

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