|This tide not lifting all boats|
By Byron McNutt
HOW DOES THIS happen in America? The world’s largest, most powerful, economy with a $17 trillion gross domestic product (GDP) has trouble creating quality (livable wage) jobs for up to 40% of its labor force.
How is it possible that as many as 40% of our people are struggling to make ends meet and are challenged to climb above the poverty line. As we mark the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty, the topic is getting a lot of attention.“Poverty isn’t decreasing because of increasing income inequality,”
|Tuesday, January 21, 2014 11:49 AM|