Reimagining the American Dream for Global Networked Economy

Our nation has been defined by a simple aspiration that hard work, talent, and creativity can lead to success. This is our American Dream, and it helped create one of our country's greatest sources of economic strength and national pride: the middle class. Today, however, as globalization and technology eliminate jobs and weaken traditional paths to success, the middle class is in undeniable decline, and so is faith that the American Dream is achievable. But if harnessed correctly, globalization and technology can open up a world of possibilities. Presented by: Markle Economic Future Initiative

Festival: 2014

Watch and Listen: Economy

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