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A new analysis of groundbreaking economic research suggests a strong link between the size of a region's middle class and the ability for its poor residents to climb the economic ladder.

This chart shows the global race to the bottom in textile wages.

A team of ex-Clinton and Obama officials have a tax reform plan that would raise $1.8 trillion over ten years. Is it a good idea?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 4, 2012
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