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LAND OF OPPORTUNITY
A Glowing, World-Wide Welcome
John A. Roush
President, Centre College
In this season of our most recent "most important" presidential election, with political rhetoric at its height, I am reminded more than ever that for America to remain the land of opportunity, education must continue to pave a pathway to access the American dream.
Poverty Trap and Emerging Underclass in the Land of Opportunity
Vijay K. Mathur
Professor of Economics, Emeritus at Cleveland State University
A nation with persistence poverty over a period of time suffers human capital loss in perpetuity and other adverse social and cultural consequences.
America Needs to Reclaim Status as 'Land of Opportunity'
The University of Central Florida Forum
Opinion series by faculty, staff and students of UCF
If America really is the "land of opportunity," then it is only fair that everyone truly should have equality while on life's endeavors. Sadly, however, when I reflect on the evolution of our great country, I don't believe we are the land of promise we once were.
Data Shows Depth of U.S. Inequality
Journalism professor, Emerson College
Evidence continues to pour in that the United States, much-ballyhooed as a place of equal opportunity, is anything but. Too bad next to no one in Washington seems to much notice anymore.
Mind the Gap
CEO, National Diaper Bank Network
I am neither a politician nor an economist. I offer no macro solution to this problem. But I can offer some micro ones. Extreme poverty in itself creates barriers to employment and self-sufficiency.
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Does What Happened in New Orleans Stay There?
Filmmaker, Brave New Films
As communities around the nation combat dramatic challenges, we face an unprecedented need to create effective new systems to support more efficient and sustainable community and economic development efforts.
Immigrants Returning Home In Greater Numbers
Reverse Brain Drain: Talented Immigrants Leave US, Take Skills With Them (LISTEN)
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