Middle Class

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Where the U.S. Middle Class Can Still Afford to Buy a House

Hint: It's a lot easier in Cleveland than it is in San Francisco.

Can Detroit Rebuild Its Middle Class?

Downtown Detroit is brimming with new condos, start-ups, and breweries. But for the city to make a comeback, it needs a new middle class.

City of Mesa

How One Conservative Mayor Sold His Suburban Community on a More Urban Future

The GOP leader of Mesa, Arizona, championed a new property tax; loves mass transit; and lured liberal-arts colleges to his city. Can these moves propel him to higher office in a red state?

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Where Even the Middle Class Can't Afford to Live Any More

Some startling math from the country's most expensive cities.

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Globalization Is The Unsung Champion of the Protests Around The World

The growing global middle class wants good schools and good governments, and they're letting their leaders know.

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In the Global Economy, All Job Creation Is Local

Is understanding this the trick to saving the stagnant middle class?