As Americans begin casting the first ballots in the 2016 presidential election, neither political party is widely viewed as supportive of the middle class in this country.
The vast majority of American adults agree that a secure job and the ability to save money for the future are essential. But one thing is now less likely to be seen as a requirement: a college education.
The latest data on the state of race relations in the U.S. and how much progress has been made -- or not -- in achieving racial equality.
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Americans view trouble in finding work or advancing one’s career as the most significant impediment facing those without broadband.
in terms of income status, the past four decades have been very good to people working in financial and natural-resources industries or as executives and managers, but not so good for sales workers or people in blue-collar manufacturing jobs.
The middle class has long been the country’s economic majority, but our new analysis finds that’s no longer true.
After more than four decades of serving as the nation's economic majority, the U.S. middle class is now matched in size by those in the economic tiers above and below it.
There are stark socioeconomic differences within the GOP when it comes to issues like poverty, health care and education.
Most people in China say they are better off financially than they were five years ago. At the same time, they're worried about corrupt officials, air and water pollution, crime and economic inequality.