In this Trump era of hyperbole, we hear employment is way up. But a report says a large subset f workers is left behind. This from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. This from an aricle by Andrew Van Dam of the Washington Post. The report tells him that our "unemployed and at-risk workers are getting very little support from thew government, and their emplyed peers are set back by a particularly weak collective bargaining system. Those factors have contributed to the US having a higher level of income inequality and a larger share of low-income residents than almost any advanced nation."
This is scary stuff, but feels like the truth behind the Trump whitewash. The loss of union's strength, the out-sourcing of industry, and the breaks for the already wealthy have to be causing problems and they are. The article has graphs that show how really badly we're doing compared to other countries. Read the Article - LINK