Now that you know about the falling middle, the obvious question is: what do to about it?
Does globalization also contribute to rising inequality in the U.S.? Its complicated.
Technology is not the only reason workers’ wages have suffered. Lower bargaining power isn’t helping either.
Machines are good at routine tasks. This fact has spelled trouble for middle-income workers.
One culprit for slow growth among middle-income workers could be technology, which tends to benefit some workers more than others.
How middle-income workers have seen their incomes fall, while women have seen their progress stall.