Bargaining for the American Dream

Labor parade

What Unions do for Mobility

Duke Scoppa marches up Fifth Ave with his son during the Labor Parade, September 10, 2011, in New York. SOURCE: AP/Mary Altaffer Endnotes and citations are available in the PDF and Scribd versions.

Download the report: PDF One of the central challenges facing the United States on which both progressives and conservatives can agree is the need to increase economic mobility. Upward mobility and opportunity are the definition of the American dream. But today, the nation has less mobility and fewer opportunities when compared to other advanced economies. A U.S. child born in the […]