The American Dream Hinges on Organized LaborSubmitted by louisehartmann on 21. September 2012 - 8:21 Thom's BlogThat’s the conclusion of a new study by the Center for American Progress looking at data from the Pew Research Center. The study looked at unionization rates within states and found that states with the highest percentage of unionized workers also have the highest rates of economic mobility – as in, the chances that someone born into the middle class can work their way into the upper class. Being able to come from nothing and live a successful life is the basis of the American Dream. Unfortunately, the United States now lags behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to economic mobility. more at:http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2012/09/american-dream-hing...
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