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    • The Vanishing Middle Class

    • Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy
    • By: Peter Temin
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The United States is becoming a nation of rich and poor, with few families in the middle. In this book, MIT economist Peter Temin offers an illuminating way to look at the vanishing middle class. Temin argues that American history and politics, particularly slavery and its aftermath, play an important part in the widening gap between rich and poor. Temin employs a well-known, simple model of a dual economy to examine the dynamics of the rich/poor divide in America.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Informative but rambling

    • By Anonymous User on 10-02-17

    Regular price: $24.47