“Who Is Middle Class?” was originally published in Slate on June 12, 2014. It was one of Joshua Keating’s most read articles in June. You can keep up with Joshua’s latest writing on his blog, The World.
We plan to record more Slate writers reading popular pieces. Please nominate pieces in the comments thread below! – Jeff Friedrich, Slate Plus editor
TODAY IN SLATE
The Democrats’ War at Home
How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke
A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking
Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10
Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.