Is the American Dream Dying?

That was the question of a debate hosted by the Steamboat Institute last week at the University of Tennessee. I was happy to moderate the discussion between the New York Times’s David Leonhardt, who argued that the dream itself, and not just our belief in it, is dying, and the American Enterprise Institute’s Michael Strain, who argued the opposite. Notably, audience polls conducted before and after the debate showed more attendees had been persuaded to agree with Leonhardt than Strain.

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March 26, 2024