April 28, 2014

How Canada's Middle Class Outpaced America's

Diane Francis, New York Post

The Associated Press

Word that the United States’ middle class is no longer the world’s most affluent — and that Canada is No. 1 — stirred up the expected hysteria last week. Is the American dream dead? While the Canadian in me swells with pride, my American side need not panic. There’s plenty that needs fixing for the middle class, but Canada’s rise is more due to luck, and a couple of smart policy decisions, than to the decline of the US.

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