Despite consumer confidence at a six-year high, the latest AP survey of the real America shows a stunning four out of five U.S

James McKay

Despite consumer confidence at a six-year high, the latest AP survey of the real America shows a stunning four out of five U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, are near poverty, or rely on welfare for at least parts of their lives amid signs of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream. Hardship is particularly on the rise among whites, based on several measures. Pessimism among whites about their families' economic futures has climbed to the highest point since at least 1987


James McKay

Comments

Please sign in to comment on this wire.