Jul 9, 2012 The new HBO documentary, "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," takes a look at unemployment in the U.S. from the birthplace of post-war suburbia.
Jun 12, 2012 Low-income earners lost less ground in recession than college-educated middle class.
Jun 11, 2012 As part of our ongoing middle class photo project, we followed up with a listener who told us being middle class means setting a goal and getting there. Tell us what you think it means to be middle class.
Jun 6, 2012 Going over listeners' responses to our recent Wealth & Poverty stories on the 'black Beverly Hills' and the middle class.
Jun 4, 2012 Many Americans agree that the country's economy needs a stronger middle-class. But American voters seem divided on the role that unions play in providing that.
Middle Class Photo Project
Jul 8, 2012 What's a picture perfect way to define the middle class? Your photos of course! Explore how others picture the middle class and upload your own snapshot to our Middle Class Photo Project.
May 25, 2012 Sister Albertina Morales works with some of the most economically destitute people in Los Angeles. And according to her, the economic recovery isn't much of a recovery at all.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
May 10, 2012 Moving up is more likely in some states; education levels may make a difference.
Nov 4, 2013 The government made food a human right. Then it found that ending hunger takes a lot more than a declaration.
Apr 3, 2012 A man deported to Mexico struggles to be reunited with his kids, now in North Carolina foster care.