News tagged with middle class

Black identity and America's lingering racism

What it means to be black in America today lies at the complex intersection of race, class and space, says Tufts sociologist Orly Clerge, who is working on a book about the diversity of black identity in the United States. ...

Feb 23, 2015
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Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people

(AP)—Congressional budget analysts are now estimating that nearly 6 million Americans—most of them in the middle class—will have to pay a tax penalty for not getting health insurance once President Barack Obama's health ...

Sep 20, 2012
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Fast food most popular with middle incomes

(Medical Xpress) -- A new national study of eating out and income shows that fast-food dining becomes more common as earnings increase from low to middle incomes, weakening the popular notion that fast food should be blamed ...

Oct 28, 2011
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