What’s Happened to the American Dream?


In this conversation at Milken Institute’s 2017 Global Conference, the speakers discuss the American Dream and the data behind it. How should we define the American Dream now, and is it still within reach? Why has it gotten so much harder to achieve our parents' standard of living? Is the dream more likely to come true in other nations?
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Right or Left: Who’s Best for Freedom?


For conservatives, "freedom" and "liberty" have long been powerful rhetorical ideas. But now, Left-leaning progressives make the argument that they are freedom's true defenders. Which side is correct? In a live taping of KCRW's "Left, Right & Center" podcast at Milken Institute’s 2019 Global Conference, thinkers from across the political spectrum debated who has the best concept of freedom, and who is most committed to delivering it.
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Redefining the Asian Dream


At the 2019 Milken Institute Asia Summit, panelists shared their thoughts on the Asian Dream. From demands for better education and healthcare to leisure and travel, citizens have a greater range of lifestyle and personal opportunities that those in previous generations did not have. But as the region continues forward on the path of prosperity, how is the Asian Dream evolving differently from the American Dream?
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