by Alan Pyke Posted on October 15, 2014 Updated: October 15, 2014
Retail companies are saying that middle-class earnings stagnation is bad for business. Are lawmakers listening?
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 9, 2014
Companies strongly prefer to hire robots and outsource work rather than hire Americans. If forced to create jobs, they will be part-time ones.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 27, 2014
The 1 percent's income grew 245 percent over three decades. The rest of us didn't see much.
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by Alan Pyke Posted on July 28, 2014 Updated: July 30, 2014
Household wealth has rebounded at the top, but continues to slide for families in the middle and at the bottom of the economic ladder.
by Mari Hernandez - Guest Contributor Posted on May 29, 2014
Middle-class households are a major force in driving rooftop solar installations in emerging residential solar markets.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 26, 2014
The good news is that jobs have bounced back, but middle class jobs are disappearing.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 4, 2014
Working people saw just a 1.4 percent rise in median earnings while CEO pay leaped by nearly an eighth.
by Alan Pyke Posted on November 18, 2013
There were almost 700,000 fewer middle-income families in the country over the past three years than there were from 2007-2009.
by Mari Hernandez - Guest Contributor Posted on October 21, 2013
A new study from the Center for American Progress shows how the rooftop solar movement is overwhelmingly happening in middle-class neighborhoods.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 27, 2013
Today's extreme income inequality is the result of decades of bad policy choices. The good news is they're reversible.