Charissa Koh

Charissa is a reporter for WORLD.

The incredible shrinking middle class

Economy | Data show positive gains in U.S. income over time
by Charissa Koh
Posted 8/07/19, 04:16 pm

Contrary to claims by those on the far left, including Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, America’s shrinking middle class is nothing to complain about. A recent analysis by Mark Perry at the American Enterprise Institute shows more people are moving up in income, and wealth, not poverty, is diminishing the size of the middle class.

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Books on marriage

by Charissa Koh
Posted 8/01/19, 02:10 pm

Letters to a Romantic: On Engagement

Sean Perron & Spencer Harmon

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Forge fires and watered gardens

Effective Compassion | 2019 Hope Awards Northwest winner Watered Gardens | At a gospel rescue mission, men have a chance to escape the spiral of drugs, homelessness, and joblessness. But it isn’t easy, and many do not make it to the end
by Charissa Koh
Posted 7/18/19, 05:08 pm

This story is part of our 2019 Hope Awards contest. To vote for your favorite regional winner, go to

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