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US's 'squeezed' middle class

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The US is in economic trouble with high unemployment, low growth, house prices still stumbling and wages being cut, and it is no longer just affecting the working class.

North America correspondent Jonny Dymond spoke to people in the town of Prospect, Connecticut, middle-class Americans who are finding it increasingly hard to make ends meet.

As one man put it, "the American dream doesn't exist anymore".


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