Middle-Out Economics

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The Middle-Out Economics project is an initiative of the Economic Policy team at the Center for American Progress that combines original analysis, public policy proposals, live events, and multimedia presentations to demonstrate that a strong and stable middle class is the key driver of American economic growth.


Wisconsin, Unions, and the Middle Class Fact Sheet
In this November 16, 2012 photo, Suzie Warner works on an assembly line at Generac Power Systems, Inc. in Whitewater, Wisconsin. (AP/Nam Y. Huh)

Wisconsin, Unions, and the Middle Class

Wisconsin’s middle class is falling behind. Unions can help by raising wages and reducing the pay gap.

Brendan Duke, Alex Rowell