Ed Driscoll

Think And Grow Middle Class

Rob Port makes a great observation: America’s high standard of living changes the definition of “poverty”; he links to a post by Philip Brewer, who writes:

In the 1950s and 1960s, a working man could support a family at a middle-class standard of living with just one income. It might surprise you to learn that one person working full-time, even at minimum wage, can still support a family of four at that standard of living. Nowadays we call that