Economic Opportunity: Defining Issues of Our Time

Jennifer Jordan   •  
Economic opportunity is the defining issue of our time. This sentiment was voiced again and again in a series of recent speeches that began in December with President Obama’s urgent call to address stalled social mobility and rising income inequality.

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