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Opportunity & upward mobility

The next president can revive confidence in the Great American Dream

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Briefing Room

The long road

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The next president should build upon existing infrastructure projects such as the interstate highway system

December 07, 2016 Francesca Russello Ammon

The environment of opportunity

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Leif Fredrickson argues that the next president should focus on eradicating lead poisoning

November 30, 2016 Leif Fredrickson

Reasserting the importance of cities

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David Dagan explores problems that “city power” will need to address to be successful

November 16, 2016 David Dagan

Maximizing power with diminished presidential control

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How the next president can better use the appointment and agenda-setting powers

November 02, 2016 Patrick R. O'Brien

Moving up

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Melody Barnes talks about ideas for how the next president can address economic inequality

September 28, 2016 Sheila Blackford

Hispanics and mobility in America

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Why the next president needs to act

September 16, 2016 Cristina Lopez-Gottardi Chao, Volume 6 co-editor

Volume 6: Opportunity & upward mobility

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Coming on Sept. 19: how the next president can revive confidence in the Great American Dream

September 14, 2016 Guian McKee, Volume 6 co-editor

Opportunity & upward mobility: Essays

Longing for uplift

Peter Wehner

Opportune moment

William A. Galston

Pre-K prerequisite

Robert C. Pianta

City power

Richard Schragger

The long game

Margaret O’Mara

Moving up

Melody Barnes

The income gap

Dambisa Moyo

Presidential precedents

Michael Nelson