Colorado’s increasingly unequal economy is harming the state’s middle class and threatening to undermine the state’s long-term prospects for growth.
These three charts present today’s new Census figures in a historical context and illustrate how the middle class has struggled to make headway in an increasingly unequal economy.
The Center for American Progress Action Fund produced a video series documenting what is at stake in three real stories of how unions make the middle class.
State governments have a tremendous responsibility to help restore the promise of the American Dream, and can be part of the solution to rebuild a strong and growing middle class.
Strengthening organized labor is one of the most important steps to help rebuild our middle class.
By advancing the interests of the middle class in the workplace and in our democracy, unions help build and strengthen the middle class.
David Madland and Nick Bunker explain why rebuilding the American middle class is an important step toward rebuilding America’s infrastructure.
David Madland and Nick Bunker explain why building a middle class for the 21st century will be difficult until union membership starts to increase.
David Madland and Nick Bunker show how organized labor increases political participation and fights for policies that help union and nonunion Americans alike.
David Madland and Nick Bunker argue that strengthening our middle class will be good for our educational system and for our economy.