In the meantime, the gap between the poor and middle class is as wide as ever. In his new book, The Vanishing Middle Class, MIT economist Peter Temin argues the U.S. is actually approaching a two-class system: a smaller, predominantly white upper class that controls wealth and power, and a large lower class comprised heavily of people of color.
The reason you answer work email on the weekend is actually 500 years old
Stephanie Buck
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Not sure this paragraph makes sense. It starts with the growing gap between the poor and middle class, and cites a game show from over 50 years ago (that’s a looong time). And it immediately transitions to using that as some sort of evidence that the middle class is becoming poor — ie, that the gap is shrinking.

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