The quotation is from this New York Times article:
The American middle class, long the most affluent in the world, has lost that distinction.
While the wealthiest Americans are outpacing many of their global peers, a New York Times analysis shows that across the lower- and middle-income tiers, citizens of other advanced countries have received considerably larger raises over the last three decades.
After-tax middle-class incomes in Canada — substantially behind in 2000 —now appear to be higher than in the United States. The poor in much of Europe earn more than poor Americans.The chart can be found here.
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