Oct 5, 2012 Comedian Juston McKinney grew up poor. Many of his jokes have to do with being a poor kid and how living middle class now hasn't solved all of his problems.
Oct 4, 2012 Following the presidential debate, voters in the swing state of Ohio weigh in on what issues matter most for the middle class this election and who won the debate.
Oct 1, 2012 Commentator Michael Casey says the standard answers from the right and the left miss the point
Oct 1, 2012 A documentary critical of the health care industry has an unlikely benefactor -- a Tennessee entrepreneur who made his money as a health care executive.
Sep 21, 2012 What we can learn from American history about the presidential candidates' plans for the middle class.
Sep 7, 2012 Both President Obama and Mitt Romney spoke about the middle class in their nomination speeches. But are they speaking about the same middle class?
Sep 4, 2012 The new film "Detropia" chronicles the problems going on in the city and how the rest of the America can take a lesson from the problems Detroit is having.
Aug 31, 2012 A new study says that the most important ticket to the middle class is a secure job.
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Aug 22, 2012 Pew Research Center says middle class family income and wealth have shrunk.
Aug 17, 2012 In his new book, novelist Jess Walter crosses the globe and four decades, digging into the American Dream and what it means to succeed -- and fail -- in love and work.