middle class http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner with Peter Welch http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-peter-welch-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Income for the vast majority of Americans has stagnated.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the middle class is being ill-served on many counts.</p><p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 70843 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Peter Welch Congressional Corner with Bernie Sanders http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-bernie-sanders-3 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The income gap is wider than ever.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that it’s time to ask the 1 percent to do its fair share.</p><p> Mon, 13 May 2013 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 64524 at http://wamc.org "Democracy in Retreat" by Joshua Kurlantzick http://wamc.org/post/democracy-retreat-joshua-kurlantzick <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Journalist, Joshua Kurlantzick, joins us to talk about his book, <em>Democracy in Retreat: The Revolt of the Middle Class and the Worldwide Decline of Representative Government</em>.</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 61443 at http://wamc.org "Democracy in Retreat" by Joshua Kurlantzick