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January 29, 2020 - 05:00

In the Jan. 22, 2020 edition of the Bandera Bulletin, I read a letter about middle class gains under the Trump economy. It’s fiction. Scratch the surface of the letter’s claims and you will quickly find a very different scenario. First of all, just looking at the low unemployment rate paints a false picture. According to the Brookings Institution on Dec. 2, 2019, 44% of U.S. workers are employed in low wage jobs that pay just $18,000 a year. CBS News Money Watch reported on Dec. 2, 2019 that almost half of U.S. workers between 18 and 64 are employed in these ...

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