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The forgotten Americans
Written in English
One of the country"s leading scholars on economics and social policy, Isabel Sawhill addresses the enormous divisions in American society--economic, cultural, and political--and what might be done to bridge them. Widening inequality and the loss of jobs to trade and technology has left a significant portion of the American workforce disenfranchised and skeptical of governments and corporations alike. And yet both have a role to play in improving the country for all. Sawhill argues for a policy agenda based on mainstream values, such as family, education, and work. While many have lost faith in government programs designed to help them, there are still trusted institutions on both the local and federal level that can deliver better job opportunities and higher wages to those who have been left behind. At the same time, the private sector needs to reexamine how it trains and rewards employees. This book provides a clear-headed and middle-way path to a better-functioning society in which personal responsibility is honored and inclusive capitalism and more broadly shared growth are once more the norm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||HC106.84 .S29 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 255 pages|
|Number of Pages||255|
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Pub. Forgotten Americans Footnote Figures Who Changed American History (Book): Randall, Willard Sterne: In a Philadelphia belle, Margaret Shippen, married a hero of the ongoing Revolution, General Benedict Arnold.
Within months Peggy was sending coded messages to an old suitor from England, conveying Arnold's promise to defect. When their plot was discovered, the general fled.
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The Forgotten Americans At Yale Law, the white working-class author wanted to fit in. But he didn’t know how to use a butter knife or what sparkling water was. What the forgotten Americans really want—and how to give it to them By Isabel Sawhill.
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One aspect of. She is convinced that over the years, middle- and working-class men and women, who represent 38 percent of the working-age population, have been ignored. This has happened during a time when these "forgotten Americans" have been struggling with a lack of jobs, stagnant earnings, and the fast-paced changes in trade and technology.
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FORGOTTEN AMERICANS: Footnote Figures Who Changed American History User Review - Kirkus. Renowned biographer Randall (Thomas Jefferson,etc.) and wife Nahra, an award-winning poet, here offer fascinating sketches of Americans who have 4/5(1). The Forgotten Americans An Economic Agenda for A Divided Nation (Book): Sawhill, Isabel: One of the country's leading scholars on economics and social policy, Isabel Sawhill addresses the enormous divisions in American society--economic, cultural, and political--and what might be done to bridge them.
Widening inequality and the loss of jobs to trade and technology has left a significant.Oct 15, · After the governors spoke, Brookings Senior Fellow Isabel Sawhill took the stage to discuss her newest book, “The Forgotten Americans: An Economic Agenda for a Author: Brennan Hoban.North America's Forgotten Past (occasionally called "First North Americans") is a series of historical fiction novels published by Tor and written by husband and wife co-authors W.
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