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The myth of upward mobility

Christin Howard argues that the American Dream is not dead, but does significantly favor those who grow up in wealthy and diverse areas.

American Dream

Ilina Shah reflects on her own experience immigrating to the United States and how under Donald Trump, others will not be as lucky.

We can’t end capitalism, but we can change

Even if capitalism is morally unsound, it’s the system we have and we can’t change it. However, we can change society, writs Benjamin Clabault

Inviting Ahmed Mohamed to White House sends strong message against Islamaphobia

Steven Gillard admonishes critics of Obama’s decision to invite Ahmed Mohamed, the Texan student who built a clock, to the White House.

Fast food strikers right to demand stake in ‘American dream’

Will Keve opposes the view that the fast food strike represents laziness, and instead argues that they are right to fight for economic justice.