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APR 28, 2014 - Huffington Post

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How The Government Killed The Middle Class, In 1 Chart

Politicians at all levels of government claim they want to help the middle class, but few things lately have hurt the middle class more than government. Government layoffs, specifically, have carved a deep gouge in middle-class hiring in the years since the Great Recession, as a new report by the National Employment Law Project, a think tank focused on helping low-wage workers, shows. In the chart below, you can see that federal, state and local governments have been the biggest -- and just about the only -- industries that have cut jobs in the past four years. This is the direct result ... Read More

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