Year over year, inflation-adjusted wages rose 0% in 2019. 51% of workers got no raises
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Unemployment is the lowest it has been in 50 years. Economic expansion since the Great Recession ended has been going on for 126 consecutive months, and net gains in job growth have been going on for 111 consecutive months. Both figures break the record for the 80 years that good statistics in such matters have been kept. The stock market is soaring. Every day we hear the economy is booming. 

It’s true that most acute problems of the Great Recession have been overcome, although...

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