Middle-Class Societies Invest More in Public Education
David Madland and Nick Bunker argue that strengthening our middle class will be good for our educational system and for our economy.
The Middle Class Is Key to a Better-Educated Nation
Examining test scores in all 50 states, David Madland and Nick Bunker find that a stronger American middle class is associated with higher levels of academic achievement.
The Legitimate Gripes of the Other 99 Percent
Gadi Dechter mines the diverse voices of the 99 Percent Movement and finds it united against mounting inequality, shrinking mobility, an unfair tax code, democracy corrupted by money, and bailouts for the rich without protections for the middle class.
The Endangered Middle Class: Is the American Dream Slipping out of Reach for American Families?
CAP Senior Economist Heather Boushey testifies before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Growth and the Middle Class
David Madland explains how a strong middle class is the key to economic growth in Democracy Journal.
Bracken Hendricks applauds new program that will enable American building owners to save $40 billion a year through energy efficiency retrofits while putting thousands of Americans back to work.