The American Middle Class – 1990’s thru 2019, The Shift

A Storied History of the American Middle Class- Part 2 “The middle-class is the heart and backbone of this country”: an idea that has been a central position for many a presidential candidate, and for a long time it was a true statement. The middle class became the bedrock that sustained the country in times of volatility, ensuring continued success with better-paying jobs and a steady-stream of happy consumers. This strong declaration of the importance of the middle-class was even used during the 2016 election, although the upper-class had taken…