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"The Middle Class." Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection . Gale, Cengage Learning, 2010. Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context . Web. 3 Aug. 2011. Other laws and legislation also helped to create the middle class. The Wagner Act of 1935, for example, provided unions and workers with the right to ensure fair wages, even for some blue-collar workers. Social Security provided the elderly with some measure of support as well, leaving younger workers free to spend more money on themselves and less money on caretaking. 2010, some experts claimed that the middle class was either about to be disappear or had already done so, as Americans moved increasingly toward extremes of wealth or poverty. Not being able to attain a middle-class education, however, can mean that a middle class lifestyle is also out of reach, even for young people raised in middle-class households. http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/ovic/ReferenceDetailsPage/ReferenceDetailsWindow?
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