Increasingly the middle class can be defined less by what a household earns and more by what it no longer has access to. (The American Caste System: Part 2)
Distinguishing the different names and leaders of Iran can be a challenge. This infographic provides a little cheat sheet on the timeline and names.
These men are invisible to the data we rely on to assess the health of the US economy because they are neither employed nor are they looking to be employed. They have either given up on being contributing members of the American economy and society or they never tried to be included in the first place.
Click on the infographic to zoom in for larger image on US Middle East policy and intervention. If you have found this infographic helpful you might also enjoy one of my blog series or podcast...