For millions, the American Dream is fading. The middle class – the core of the world’s largest economy – is being gutted as incomes fall and once-reliable jobs disappear. But that’s not the entire story. GlobalPost traveled from the shuttered factory towns of the United States to the emerging boomtowns of the developing world, where something very different is at work.
Oct 25, 2012 by GlobalPost
In a 10-month global investigation, GlobalPost editors and correspondents explored the shrinking American middle class and the growing middle class around the world.