About 6 years ago

05/13/2016 - Food For Thought: From Coast to Coast, Middle-Class Communities are Shrinking

From Coast to Coast, Middle-Class Communities are Shrinking – LA Times
America’s shrinking middle class, a growing concern for the economy and a central issue in the presidential race, cuts across virtually all communities from coast to coast, according to a study released this week.

Middle Class Takes Financial Hit in Most US Cities This Century – Financial Times
A new Pew Research Center study confirms the socio-economic dynamics giving rise to the success of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.

Port-Trucking Firms Run Into Labor Dispute – The Wall Street Journal
The reliance on independent contractors by trucking firms servicing America’s ports is becoming the new labor battleground.

Happy Together – The New Yorker
I don’t need a car, we can share a ride. I don’t need an office, we can share some workspace. I don’t need a place to live, we can all live together. Yes, it seems the next phase of the on-demand, sharing economy has arrived. It sort of looks like a college dorm. As The New Yorker found out, many Millennials want to live together.