“middle-class” Charts

20 Years of Income Inequality in One Picture »

From 1990 to 2007, wage inequality in the U.S. increased significantly. The bottom 90-95% went down. The top 5% went…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 400
Score: 9

When Is Increased Unemployment a Good Thing? »

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that Obamacare will reduce the total hours worked by 1.5-2% from 2017-2024. However, this will…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 232
Score: 4

America Keeps People Poor on Purpose »

For more from the latest issue of YES! Magazine, The End of Poverty, see: www.yesmagazine.org/issues/th…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 705
Score: 3

What Should the Government Do About Poverty? »

Over 50% of Americans believe the government should do "a lot" in order to reduce the rate of poverty in…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 174
Score: 2

America: An Unfair Economy, But Fair Society? »

Americans believe that the economy is unfair for the middle class, yet a slight majority also believe that society is…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 191
Score: 2

Key Issues Where Americans Trust Democrats »

New polling shows Democrats trust ratings beat the GOP on some key issues. However the news isn't all good for…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 120
Score: 2

Tipping the Rich, Taxing the Rest »

As Congress and the President have argued how to handle the federal deficit, disagreement invariably arises over raising taxes. While…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 83
Score: 2

Middle class still waiting for recovery »

Median household income plummeted from 2009 to 2011 and has grown only modestly in the two-and-a-half years since.

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 155
Score: 1

What Does It Mean To Be Middle Class? »

The "middle class" can be a tricky term to fully understand. When it comes to defining what it means to…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 82

Middle Class Americans Not Yet Feeling Their Bailout »

Americans maintain the perception that the middle class, small business and the poor have not benefited from government policies enacted…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 72

Nearly Half of U.S. Identifies as 'Middle Class' »

Nearly half of Americans see themselves as belonging to the "middle class". Those with family incomes over $100,000 are the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 75

U.S. Economic System: Americans Still Feel Risk »

The 2008 economic crisis continues to permeate the minds of Americans. Nearly 63% of Americans feel our economic system is…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 41

Who's The Government Looking Out For? »

The American public seems to think government policies since the recession are benefiting banks, corporations, and the wealthy the most.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 53

For Many, Democrats Are the Party of the Middle Class »

Americans across all income brackets agree that the Democrats are the party of the middle class. There is no majority…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 74

What Should the Government Do About Inequality? »

The disparity of wealth in the United States and around the world is increasingly becoming more extreme. Many Americans propagate…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 87

Lift the Minimum Wage and Lift People Out of Poverty »

A recent report suggests that the government can increase employment by taking a bold approach. One of the suggestions is…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 79

Will the GOP Claim the Senate Majority? »

"The poll finds Republicans comfortably ahead in states holding Senate elections in 2014.This 8 percent advantage suggests that the GOP…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 92

Wall Street's Policy Agenda Results in Rich Getting Richer »

History has proven that properly regulated Main Street market economies ensure that the middle class flourishes, and wealth distribution is…

Typical American Families Making Less Than They Were in 1989 »

New U.S. Census data reveals that after adjusting for inflation, the typical middle-class American family is making less than it…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 55