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HeadLocke No. 53: The myth of stagnating wages and the American Dream

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HeadLocke No. 53: The myth of stagnating wages and the American Dream

 
 
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We’ve all heard the story about American wages stagnating for decades for all but the richest households. Michael Strain, director of economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, labels that story “more wrong than right.” Mitch Kokai and JLF President/CEO Kory Swanson ask Strain to explain why the story about stagnating wages is more myth than reality. The conversation also turns to different conceptions of the American dream.

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