EXCLUSIVE: SIGNS OF DECLINING ECONOMIC SECURITY

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich and poor and loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs as reasons for the trend.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/exclusive-4-5-us-face-near-poverty-no-work-0

 

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