Dow Constantine: Inequality is not sustainable
There is more evidence that the middle class is shrinking in metropolitan Seattle. A report from the Pew Research Center says the middle class has slipped by 7 percent since 2000 to just over half the region’s households.
Here’s where our region is different from the overall trend: the households replacing those in the middle class here are mostly richer, not poorer.
Economy reporter Carolyn Adolph discusses this issue with King County Executive Dow Constantine.