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In the Media | April 2016

Trump Says American Dream Is Dead; Is He Right?

By Dora Mekouar
Voice of America, April 25, 2016. All Rights Reserved.

Donald Trump has famously declared that the American Dream is dead, but the majority of middle class Americans seem to disagree with the Republican presidential frontrunner.

Sixty-three percent of people surveyed earlier this year believe they are living the American Dream. That finding suggests American optimism hasn’t been a casualty of the recession, despite a report that says 90 percent of Americans are worse off today than they were in the 1970s....

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