Does “middle” sound mushy? dull? ho-hum? Do you know that nothing really heart-racing happens to the middle? Are you sure it is strong, that it will always be there?
The middle class is being carved up as the main dish in a corporate feast. Strugging with flat incomes and rising costs for housing, health care, transportation, child care and taxes (yes, taxes), these folks are under a lot of financial strain. And big corporate interests, led by the consumer finance industry, are devouring families and spitting out the bones.
That’s what I want to talk about. How about you?