“Fewer, poorer, gloomier”

Tell your network:

Tell your network:

“Fewer, poorer, gloomier.” No, those words aren’t descriptors of sunny days in Oregon, as we move into fall.

That’s the subtitle to the latest report from the Pew Research Center – and they’re describing America’s middle class.

This report examined middle class families and discovered that the middle class is undoubtedly in decline: wages are down, net worth is down, and even optimism is down.

In the meantime:

I’m having a hard time coming up with much to write. Because we’ve written so many times already about these exact findings.

Income inequality is like climate change. Studies, reports, infographics, photos – no matter what type of evidence is produced, Republicans still appear to denounce science and cling to their But-I-Own-The-Lifeboat policies. And this is why we continue to have such shocking policy proposals like tax breaks for millionaires while our schools are closing.

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