Better Economics for a Better Tomorrow: Four steps to rebuilding the middle class

There are four pieces of legislation that Congress could pass that would have both immediate and significant impacts on the income of well over half of families.  Today’s discussions on how to help the middle class has focused solely on raising the minimum wage and instituting some form of universal health care. And while economists are in agreement that raising the minimum wage will benefit more than 35 million workers and a Medicare-for-All plan will save the nation $2 trillion over the next ten years, there’s other structural changes that can have an equally significant impact.