Lawrence Mead

New York University

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Professor of Politics and Public Policy at New York University, and visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, focusing on poverty and welfare reform, he writes on poverty and welfare reform in Government Matters: Welfare Reform in Wisconsin

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America's middle class is shrinking. The  latest census  classifies almost half of all Americans as either poor or "low income."

What Does It Mean to Be Poor in America?

America's middle class is shrinking. The latest census classifies almost half of all Americans as either poor or "low income."

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America's middle class is shrinking. The  latest census  classifies almost half of all Americans as either poor or "low income."

What Does It Mean to Be Poor in America?

America's middle class is shrinking. The latest census classifies almost half of all Americans as either poor or "low income."

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