The Recovery Threw the Middle-Class Dream Under a Benz - The New York Times


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7 days ago by craniac
A decade later, things are eerily calm. The economy, by nearly any official measure, is robust. Wall Street is flirting with new highs. And the housing market, the epicenter of the crash, has recovered in many places.

MUCH HIGHER IN TOMPKINS COUNTY

The most profound of these is that the uneven nature of the recovery compounded a long-term imbalance in the accumulation of wealth.

THE RICH GOT A LOT RICHER OVER THE LAST DECADE, MIDDLE CLASS A SHADOW OF ITS FORMER SELF
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Once a year or so, the economist Diane Swonk ventures into the basement of her 1891 Victorian house outside Chicago and opens a plastic box containing the items…
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Once a year or so, the economist Diane Swonk ventures into the basement of her 1891 Victorian house outside Chicago and opens a plastic box containing the items…
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Once a year or so, the economist Diane Swonk ventures into the basement of her 1891 Victorian house outside Chicago and opens a plastic box containing the items…
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8 days ago by drewcaldwell
“Ten years after the financial crisis, getting ahead by going to work every day seems quaint…” Isn't late capitalism awesome?
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Once a year or so, the economist Diane Swonk ventures into the basement of her 1891 Victorian house outside Chicago and opens a plastic box containing the items…
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Once a year or so, the economist Diane Swonk ventures into the basement of her 1891 Victorian house outside Chicago and opens a plastic box containing the items that mean the most to her: awards, wedding pictures, the clothes she was wearing at the World Trade Center on the day it was attacked.
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8 days ago by satoyuta
RT : Beautifully written, simply explained and sobering explanation of how we got to where we are HT ⁦
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8 days ago by AramZS
Bailouts of bankers, shareholders and investors helped set them off on a rebound that Americans who rely on savings or income from their weekly paycheck have yet to see.
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