After Great Recession, Some Cities Booming, Others Struggling
Ten years after the start of the so-called Great Recession, the overall U.S. economy has rebounded, but a new report shows recovery has not been even across country. While the unemployment rate is at a record low, and household income is back to its peak from 1999, parts of the country have not seen growth, […]
Trump Says American Dream Is Dead, Is He Right?
Donald Trump has famously declared that the American Dream is dead, but the majority of middle class Americans seem to disagree with the Republican presidential frontrunner. Sixty-three percent of people surveyed earlier this year believe they are living the American Dream. That finding suggests American optimism hasn’t been a casualty of the recession, despite a report that […]