Conservative Tropes About Low-Income Excess Are Wrong

New data shows that on almost every measurement of well-being, low and middle-income families are worse off since the recession.


You can count on the Prospect, can we count on you?

There's no paywall here. Your donations power our newsroom as we report on ideas, politics and power — and what’s really at stake as we navigate another presidential election year. Please, become a member, or make a one-time donation, today. Thank you!