Decline of the middle class
I hear a lot of comments on the decline of the middle class in America today. I also hear that unions are declining in membership and power. I did a little research, not a lot, but it appears that the decline of labor unions is a leading indicator for the health of the middle class. If you study the conditions of the labor unions after the passage of the Taft- Hartley Act in 1947, in a few years and labor unions started to decline.
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