Monthly Archives: November 2008

“Who Is in the Middle?” Eduardo Porter

"There is such a thing as a straightforward middle. The nation’s median household income last year was $50,233. Half of all households earned more and half earned less. Some economists would define the middle class as those who earn between … Continue reading

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“The villagers in Buner…”

"In Swat, the army has been unable to stop the burning of more than 100 girls schools or the murders of politicians and their families. About one-third of the police force has deserted in Swat, and some of the deserters … Continue reading

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