The Disappearing Middle Class

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

The richest 400 people have more wealth than the bottom 155 million people combined, and leading CEOs in our country averaged $10.5 million in annual income in 2007, 531 times the pay of typical American workers. To figure out how to put those facts at the center of the national economic debate, Democracy Corps was commissioned by the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the True Patriot Network to conduct six focus groups from a diverse set of voters.