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State of Young America: The Databook

America’s middle class was once the envy of the world, and the pride of our nation. But as millions still struggle with joblessness and millions more just scrape by paycheck-to-paycheck, the Great Recession has awakened—and heightened—the sense that our future is in peril. Today, about half of young Americans between the ages of 18 and 34 believe that a fundamental tenet of the American dream is broken—each generation will be better off than the previous one. Click here to read more.