A new report released by the Brookings Institution finds the safety net is not just for low-income folks anymore.
Republicans' tax reform legislation would give middle-class Americans a nice break, but only in the short term.
At least one economist is skeptical.
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
When it comes to racial inequality, most of the political conversation centers on black poverty. But this ignores a segment of black America that has attained some measure of success and is being held back from achieving more.
From Detroit to Chicago to Italy, globalization is driving a transfer of knowledge, enriching people instead of places.
The chief preoccupation of middle-class Americans is not the dream of getting ahead, it is the fear of falling behind.
Gritty Hammond, Ind., and 80 other cities in decline have a novel approach to economic development: They're attracting new residents by offering to pay for their children to attend college. But is a promise to pay tuition a growth strategy — or welfare for the middle class?