Brookings: Middle Class Is Falling Behind

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The tax cut is not benefiting the middle class, but that’s only part of the story that began 20+years ago. Stagnating wages, new price increases for food and essentials, and low wages under the GOP administration are working to derail what little security middle class families have. 

See the chart below.  The misspell of Class in the headline came from Brookings — we all have an off day *smile*

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Brookings is a favorite resource of mine.  Considered a centrist research group, it provides many topics of discourse and they are as much competing as they are synced.  What that means:  Brookings is essential to considering the solutions to problems rather than focusing on partisan winning.