Income inequaltiy – Change the list

Last summer CCN asked readers to vote for topics from a long list of social issues. The five topics with the highest vote counts were selected for future stories. This became their “Change the List” series. This week they posted the piece on income inequality titled “The most unequal place in America.” While the issue […]

Understanding reported changes in median income

This is the time of year when the Census Bureau releases data on the income and health in the United States. It is also a time when in the rush to tell the American people what is happening in the nation and in their own communities that the media gets the story very badly wrong. […]

College grads – How does one define underemployed?

The graphic to the right caught my attention at the Penn State Collegian website a couple of weeks back. The article was titled “Report: Half of college graduates overqualified for current job.” That kind of title is sure to gather the attention of the students on any major college campus. The data is credited to […]

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