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American Dream 2022 Snapshot: The Health and State of the American Dream
Click here to open the PDF in a new tab. The Survey Results Include the Following Five Key Findings:1) As in previous years most Americans, regardless of race, income, or education, believe that they haveeither achieved the American Dream or are on their way to...
The Only Culture War That Truly Matters
This article was originally published in Real Clear Politics The term “culture war” has been a staple of American politics and public debates for decades, the latest iterations framed by the likes of abortion, marriage equality, and climate change. However, such...
Afghan Refugees, the American Dream Awaits You
This article was originally published on realclearpolitics.com What should the Afghan refugees on our shores look for in America? Did they escape a failed state and come to the United States only to find the promise of the American Dream to be...
American Dream 2021 Snapshot: How Americans view the American Dream and Economic Mobility
Click here to open the PDF in a new tab. THE SURVEY RESULTS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING SEVEN KEY FINDINGS:1) Most Americans, regardless of race, income, or education, believe that they have either achieved the American Dream or are on their way to achieving it.2) Most...
In 2020, I became a proud American citizen. Native critics don’t know how good they have it.
In today’s America it almost feels subversive to be proud of becoming — or being — a U.S. citizen. This article was originally published on USA Today. I closed out 2020 with one of the best moments in my life. On Dec. 8, I became a...
Who Is Proud To Be An American?
Regardless of political ideology, religion, race/ethnicity, gender, age, education level, or income, most Americans are proud to be American.
Our Best Bet for Unity: Coalescing Around the American Dream
At its core, the American Dream is the vision statement for the United States. Its most common definition…
My 4.92 American Dream
My American Dream has a number, 4.92. No, it’s not the interest rate I got when I bought my house or my car, and it’s not a 50-meter dash record, or anything else. I will tell you the story of that number shortly, but before that, it’s important to understand what the...
American Dream 2020 Snapshot
In our currently polarized country, there seem to be very few things that can bring us together. The sense of tribalism in our culture and politics has been magnified by the Coronavirus pandemic—which many of us hoped might bring a sense of unity to the country in the fight against a common enemy.
Should Americans move to Scandinavia for the American dream?
Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign may be floundering, but the “Bernie Bros” and millions of other Americans who supported his socialist vision for America aren’t going anywhere.
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