Thu, 09/29/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
The fraying of Oregon's middle class
The Fraying of Oregon's Middle Class
Good wages, benefits and a better life for your children were what most Americans expected in return for their hard day's work. But these pieces of the American dream are fast disappearing as living wage jobs disappear, hard-won benefits are lost and earnings remain flat. When Oregon's middle class starts to unravel, what happens to the rest of the economy?