Fall 2011/The American Dream Special Issue

Fall 2011/The American Dream Special Issue Articles

News and Features: Features

Is it fair that 1 percent of the state's population pockets 22 percent of its income?

News and Features: Features
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A gender achievement gap has males lagging behind females at every level from elementary school to college graduation rates.

News and Features: Features

The housing bubble burst six years ago, but homeownership is even more elusive today for middle-class families in Massachusetts

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Massachusetts’s score on MassINC’s middle-class index shows only a slight drop since the start of the decade, but some of the data are ominous

News and Features: Features

After a lifetime of work, older Americans are now delaying retirement, going back into the workforce, and cashing in on their homes so they can make ends meet.