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The Climb Gets Steeper Article
Ford employees assemble cars at the automaker's Chicago plant. Overall employment in the United States declined 159,000 jobs in September. (AP/Spencer Green)

The Climb Gets Steeper

Working people face a fundamentally failing job market, write Michael Ettlinger and Amanda Logan, but there are fixes.

Michael Ettlinger, Amanda Logan

The Progressive Generation: How Young Americans View Economic Issues and Why It Matters Article

The Progressive Generation: How Young Americans View Economic Issues and Why It Matters

Every presidential election season, it seems like we hear rumblings about why the youth vote matters. And this year, politicians’ main focus may be on the economy. A May 2008 survey and report that I co-authored for the Center for American Progress shows that voters under 30—often known as the Millennial generation—have decidedly progressive views on the economy, possibly more so than any previous generation, especially compared to the more conservative views of Generation X.

Amanda Logan

Running on Fumes Report
With gas and food prices soaring, the American family's summer barbecue may be the next victim of the middle class squeeze. (Flickr/glynnish)

Running on Fumes

Report from Amanda Logan and Christian E. Weller shows that with rising gas and food prices are adding to already squeezed budgets, the family barbecue may be the next victim of the middle class squeeze.

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