Thursday, January 30, 2014

The New Republic's Lane Florsheim: The Decline of Self-Identified Members of the American Middle Class

Lane Florsheim's article at The New Republic is linked below.

The New Republic: Fewer Americans Consider Themselves to be Middle Class

"However, the Pew survey released last week indicates a rapid increase in the number of people who identify themselves as lower class, as well as a smaller rise in those identifying themselves as lower-middle class. As Paul Krugman points out, the two “lower” categories now make up almost a plurality of the population (indeed, approaching the 47 percent mark)."
---Lane Florsheim, The New Republic 

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