The American Middle Class, Income Inequality, and the Strength of Our Economy

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By Heather BousheyAdam Hersh

To say that the middle class is important to our economy may seem noncontroversial to most Americans. After all, most of us self-identify as middle class, and as members of the middle class we observe every day how our work contributes to the economy, hear weekly how our spending is a leading indicator for economic prognosticators, and see every month how employment data is taken as the key measure of how the economy is faring. Read more from the Center for American Progress…