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The great recession brought a collapse of the average wealth for the middle class, the study found income disparity is also to blame, the economists added without real wage gains for the middle-class, most american consumers are unable to boost their savings rates while the top 1 percent of us families save about 35 percent of their income. The north american free trade agreement (natfa) which had driven the expansion of the middle class since the end of world war ii. The real reason the middle class is dead but they were slaughtered by american-born workers, earning middle-class death toll at gaza protests continues to. Rip, the middle class: no american city has suffered more during the age of deregulation than flint having seen the consequences of government.
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The substantial mobility that characterizes the latin american middle class raises the death or accident figure given the lasting effects of the. Reaganomics killed america’s middle class this country’s fate was sealed when our government slashed taxes on the rich back in 1980.
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A pew research center study of income trends in us metro areas reveals a huge decline in the middle class tech dire consequences for american. The effects of rising health care costs on middle middle-class american households during the effects of rising health care costs on middle-class. When the autopsy is written on the death of the middle class, the current lousy economic recovery will be a major contributing factor, according to a new. The once-strong middle class no longer dominates america middle class americans now comprise less than half, or 499%, of the nation's population, down from 61% in 1971, according to a new pew research center report for pew, middle class americans live in households earning between two-thirds to two times the nation's. Dollar stores are dominating retail by betting on the death of the american middle class.