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American Middle Class No Longer a Majority

The U.S. middle class is shrinking, according to a new study. In the latter part of the last century, the majority of Americans were middle class. In general, that meant they had a comfortable standard of living and economic security. Most Americans believe that growth of the middle class is synonymous with prosperity and an equalizing of opportunity. If more people are comfortable economically, then democracy is working. “America does best when the middle class does better,”...

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