This cartoon explains how the rich got rich and the poor got poor | Vox | 2016 Something massive and important has happened in the United States over the past 50 years: Economic wealth has become increasingly concentrated among a small group of ultra-wealthy Americans.
Goodbye Middle Class: 51 Percent Of All American Workers Make Less Than 30,000 Dollars A Year | Washington’s Blog | October 2015 38 percent of all American workers made less than $20,000 last year. 51 percent of all American workers made less than $30,000 last year. 62 percent of all American workers made less than $40,000 last year. 71 percent
Humanities Majors’ Salaries | Inside Higher Ed | October 2015 Graduates with degrees in the humanities earn much more than the average for all American workers (a group that includes many without college degrees), challenging those who suggest that a degree in the humanities is a waste, at least financially. And the studies provide context both on why humanities majors