Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It

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  • ISBN: 081572912X
  • Author: Richard V. Reeves
  • Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
  • Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
  • Date: June 13, 2017
  • Pages: 240
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

America is becoming a class-based society. It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent—especially the top 0.01 percent—and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity while incomes for most other Americans are stagnant. But the most important, cons…