The Disappearing Poor
Will Koehrsen

Will, Thank you for an informative and well researched article. I agree with your conclusions on a macro-scale. However, spending a few months each year in Greece, I have to tell you that, there, the problem of increasing poverty is more than an impression, it is a reality observed every day, in the increased number of closed stores, the 19% unemployment rate, the decreasing pensions, and the increasing number of people being fed by church charities. Here are some articles highlighting the problem: