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Equality of Opportunity

Let's Make Black Friday Thankful Friday

Frank Islam | Posted 11.20.2016 | Impact
Frank Islam

Over the past several years, Black Friday has become more important for some than Thanksgiving. Commercial interests and retailers have appropriated and transformed this once sleepy day after Thanksgiving into 24 hours of shopping gone wild.

Empower All Americans

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

What America needs is empowered citizens. We need more jobs; we need to pay the hardworking employees a fair wage. We need enough income flowing that adequately rewards the value workers create to help better educate all our children.

Neighborhood "Exit Strategies" Are Incomplete

Tiziana Dearing | Posted 05.15.2016 | Politics
Tiziana Dearing

We have heard a lot in the last couple of weeks about the impact neighborhoods may have on the outcomes of children who grow up in them. New research reinforces the idea that neighborhoods do matter.

The Greatest Danger to the World

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 05.07.2016 | Home
Glenn C. Altschuler

Convinced that excessive inequality is unjust and has bad consequences on social cohesion, political participation, and economic growth, Atkinson is intent on stimulating a national conversation about the distribution of income.

The New American Dilemma

Jerome Karabel | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Jerome Karabel

Americans face a genuine dilemma. If they are truly committed to equality of opportunity, then they will have to demand vigorous measures to reduce the drastic levels of inequality that now divide the nation.

Charitable Donations Critical Piece of Funding for Hope's Mission

Bill Bynum | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact
Bill Bynum

At the Aspen Leadership Action Forum, where I am joining leading figures from around the world to pledge action on the problems of poverty, access to health care, education, etc., there is much talk about making sure philanthropy is effective.

Just Give Me 5 Minutes With The President And I'd Tell Him...

Bill Bynum | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Bill Bynum

Scarce federal resources must go to the community development organizations that are strengthening the rungs on the ladders of opportunity and will use those resources to help the people you want to help right now.

The Laws of Wealth

Richard Geldard | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Richard Geldard

Money is the blood of the economic body and all its members need a life-giving supply. If the head hoards too much the limbs shrivel and the heart eventually stops. In a 15 trillion dollar economy, there is enough blood to support the entire body, but only if it flows freely.

Monopoly With Liberty and Social Justice For All?

D. Brad Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
D. Brad Wright

Is the path from opportunity to outcomes guided by a set of rules that can be considered fair?

Obama Proves Equality of Opportunity

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

No matter what your name or race is you can make it here. America is for real. The hope is real.