💡 Consider this: A full-time worker currently earning the national median wage of $50,000 would be making close to $100,000 now — if the country’s economic growth had continued to be shared over the last 45 years. Is the middle-class American dream dead?

Capital & Main is an award-winning nonprofit publication that reports on the most pressing economic, environmental and social issues of our time. And this year, our resources are devoted to covering the income inequality crisis in America.

The #Fifty100PayGap is a new reporting project that looks at how trillions of dollars were quietly transferred from working Americans to the wealthy—and what we can do about it.

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