Historically, America's greatness as a country could be measured by the social mobility of its citizens. If you worked hard enough at a well-defined goal, you could get where you're going, no matter who you were or from where you started. Case in point, the election of Barack Obama—but is it really true that anyone can make a billion, and/or become President these days?
Increasingly, the United States is a place of less social mobility. If as a society we persist in continuing to favor the...Full Story