Join Dr. Carlos as he chats with F.H. Buckley. He is a Foundation Professor at George Mason School of Law and lives in Alexandria, VA with his wife, Esther.
The promise of America is that, with ambition and hard work, anyone can rise to the top. But now the promise has been broken, and we’ve become an aristocracy where rich parents raise rich kids and poor parents raise poor kids.
We’ve been told that the changes are structural, that there’s nothing we can do about this. But that doesn’t explain why other First World countries are beating us hands down on the issue of mobility.