Donald Barlett http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What explains the decline of middle class? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-explains-decline-middle-class <P>On the next Your Call, we'll have a conversation with veteran journalists Donald Barlett and James Steele, authors of "The Betrayal of the American Dream." They argue that since the 1980s, the ruling elite, with the help of Republican and Democratic politicians, have sold their business-friendly reforms to the American people in the name of economic efficiency. Instead, the middle class has been systematically impoverished. Join us live at 10 or send an email tofeedback@yourcallradio.org. What will it take to achieve equity and prosperity for everyone? Tue, 11 Sep 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Malihe Razazan 16458 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What explains the decline of middle class?