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Are you worse off than your parents were?

Since 1973 the wage earned by the average American has declined by 7.5%. How is it possible that the average job pays less than it did in 1973 when the economy has doubled?

Social solidarity, Australian style

An Australian entry-level fast food worker makes more than the median -- middle -- average American. This must be mind-boggling to many of you.

America’s real poverty rate

More than 43 million Americans live in poverty, and that's not living very well: it means living on less than $11,000 for a single person, or $22,000 for a family of four.