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There's a case to be made, and a pretty good one, that Hillary Clinton is the right woman for one of America's most important jobs.
The American middle class is in distress. Here's what that means to the world's largest economy, and the rest of planet earth.
GlobalPost Editor Thomas Mucha and Senior Correspondent for Southeast Asia Patrick Winn spend an hour with Public Radio discussing our 10-month reporting project on the middle class.
A new "detective story" by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hedrick Smith digs into the collapse of the American middle class.
GOP hopeful Mitt Romney, on the other hand, is seen benefiting the rich. White men, too.
Middle-class voters are key to November's election. Amid Mitt Romney's infamous 47-percent comments, here's how both sides are trying to reach them.
How unrest in China's factory economy might affect middle-class manufacturing jobs in America.
The Brookings Institution has investigated the key steps every American child should take to break into the middle class.
In an interview with Univision, President Barack Obama explains his position to middle class voters, and anyone else who will listen.
A new Pew Research Center survey shows that a majority of Americans view China as an economic threat. The finding is not surprising. But does it make sense?
The economic plight of the middle class and other struggling Americans is front and center, and fodder for hilarity. Late Night and The Daily Show pile on.
Well, that was fast. The Mother Jones "secret video" scoop has entered the race, big time.
An exclusive video obtained by Mother Jones shows the GOP candidate "raw and unplugged" discussing the 47 percent and, now, foreign policy.
On ABC's Good Morning America, Mitt Romney says "middle income is $200,00 to $250,000."
Down, out, and headed for the ballot box? Presidential candidates target the big group of Americans in the shrinking middle.
What's happening to America's middle class? How is this playing around the world? And why does it matter? Three questions for GlobalPost Editor Thomas Mucha.
A 10-month investigation by GlobalPost travels from the shuttered factory towns of the United States to the emerging boomtowns of the developing world.
A new paper by Northwestern University economist Robert Gordon warns that the US economy is in for a very rough ride. For decades.
Yes, according to a survey by the Financial Times and The Economist that says Obama would be better for the global economy than Mitt Romney.
A new round of economic data shows that Europe's crisis isn't getting any better.