Today on Your Call: What explains the decline of middle class?

Sep 11, 2012

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 What will it take to achieve equity and prosperity for everyone? It's your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.


Donald Barlett and James Steele, investigative reporters and contributors to Vanity Fair

Web Resources;

Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele

Guardian: The decline and fall of the American middle class

SF Gate: Middle class shrinks as incomes decline

Rolling Stone: The Sharp, Sudden Decline of America's Middle Class