Iowa Social Science Research Center

Leicht Discusses the Status of Middle Class America on CNN

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Recently, ISRC Director Kevin Leicht discussed the status of the middle class in America with CNN American Sauce host Lisa Desjardins. In the segment, "This Is Rich Vs. Poor," Leicht declared that, "The middle class is actually shrinking...in part because it's becoming harder to support yourself and a middle class life based on earnings you get primarily from a job."

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