The downward spiral of America's middle class is no accident: This book explains in vivid detail how Washington and Wall Street have made decisions that enrich the wealthy at the expense of everyone else.
Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Donald L. Barlett and James B. Steele document the specific acts of Congresses and presidents that have caused soaring economic inequality and enable corporations to pay low wages, owe no taxes and raid the retirement plans of their employees.This book, updated in 2020, is an expanded edition of the bestselling America: What Went Wrong?, which caused a sensation when it exposed the causes of the middle-class crisis. This new edition reveals how new policies are launching a fresh assault on the average American.
Middle-class Americans know that their way of life is under attack. This book explains how it happened and how we can make it right.