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Getting From Here to There -- "The State of the American Dream"

Monday, March 15, 2010

Xavier University--already steeling itself for the shellacking the Golden Gophers will put on it this Friday--has an Institute for Politics and the American Dream has just released their first American Dream Study(TM)*...

Time -- "Poll: 'American Dream' in Jeopardy"

Monday, March 15, 2010

Xavier University survey finds 60% say it is harder to realize than before, 58% think country is in decline...

Xavier University -- "Survey Reveals Midwest Most Pessimistic about the American Dream"

Monday, March 15, 2010

Midwesterners are the most pessimistic in the nation about the American Dream according to the first-ever survey of how Americans view the American Dream conducted by Xavier University’s Institute for Politics and the American Dream. The Institute commissioned the qualitative and quantitative public opinion research firm Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates to administer the inaugural State of the American Dream Survey™...

Xavier News -- "New Poll Reveals: American Dream is in Trouble...But There's More to the Story"

Monday, March 15, 2010

The American Dream is in trouble, according to the inaugural State of the American Dream Survey, a first-of-its-kind poll from Xavier University’s Institute for Politics and the American Dream. The survey reveals that people are losing faith in the American Dream, with a majority believing that it is increasingly out of reach and that America is in decline...

Time -- "The American Dream: Not Doing So Well"

Monday, March 15, 2010

As we gear up for an election season, it is easy to lose sight of the fact that, for most people, politics is a means to an end, not an end in itself. Xavier University’s new Institute for Politics and the American Dream is releasing its inaugural survey on the state of the American Dream, something it plans to make an annual exercise...

The Daily Caller -- "U.S. Residents 'Losing Faith' in American Dream, New Poll Shows"

Monday, March 15, 2010

White Americans are by far more pessimistic about the country’s future than racial minorities, according to a new poll released Monday that studied attitudes about “the American Dream.”

The Atlantic -- "American Dream in Decline"

Monday, March 15, 2010

The "American Dream" means different things to different people, but according to a new poll from Xavier University Americans think it is increasingly harder to attain, even as they say hard work makes the dream possible...

Huffington Post -- "How We See the Future"

Monday, March 15, 2010

"A majority now believes, after the end of the so-called American Century and victory in the Cold War, that the world is looking elsewhere in terms of future success or direction"...

Business Courier of Cincinnati -- "Xavier Poll: American Dream Goes Sour"

Monday, March 15, 2010

Most U.S. residents feel they can reach the “American dream,” according to a poll from the Xavier Institute for Politics and the American Dream at Xavier University. But they think it’s getting harder to achieve and will be worse for their children and grandchildren...

MSNBC -- "American Dreamz"

Monday, March 15, 2010

Xavier University (OH) has released a poll today on the American Dream -- conducted by pollster Paul Maslin (D) -- that shows plenty of pessimism from the public: 60% think that reaching the American Dream is harder than it was for their parents' generation...

Xavier University -- "Xavier University and WLWT Host Gambling Debate on Merits of Issue 3"

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

The Xavier University Center for the Study of the American Dream, along with WLWT is hosting a gambling debate on Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the Cintas Center on the Xavier University campus...

Xavier University -- "Xavier Co-Hosting Cincinnati City Council Candidate Forum"

Sunday, September 20, 2009

The Xavier Center for the Study of the American Dream is teaming up with Invest in Neighborhoods Inc. to conduct a Cincinnati City Council candidate forum on behalf of community councils on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 7:00 p.m., in the Cintas Center on the Xavier University campus...

Xavier University -- "Center for the Study of the American Dream Celebrates Constitution Day"

Friday, September 18, 2009

On Sept. 17, 1787, 39 brave men signed a document that would change the course of history. The Xavier University Center for the Study of the American Dream hosted a Constitution Day event to celebrate their legacy and raise the prestige of the public on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4:00 p.m. in the Gallagher Student Center...

WLWT -- "Former Mayors Meet to Plot City's Future [video]"

Thursday, April 16, 2009

A group of former Cincinnati mayors sat down Wednesday to map out the future of the city...

Xavier University -- "Xavier University and WLWT Host Historic Forum of Former Cincinnati Mayors"

Friday, April 3, 2009

The Xavier University Institute for Politics and Public Life, along with WLWT-TV, is hosting a free former Cincinnati mayors forum on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the Conaton Board Room in Schmidt Hall on Xavier’s campus...

Xavier University -- "Xavier University to Host Former Nixon Advisor to Discuss the State of the American Economy"

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

The Xavier University Center for the Study of the American Dream hosted best-selling author and former Nixon advisor Kevin Phillips on Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in the Schiff Conference Center of Xavier’s Cintas Center. This event was free and open to the public...

Connections -- "Redefining the American Dream: Xavier University Creates New Institute for Politics and Public Life"

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Xavier is addressing these issues though the creation of the non-partisan Institute for Politics and Public Life, which aims to provide leadership in national discussions of politics and public policy in an academic setting. The Institute will further act as a place to research crucial matters of public policy and governance and disseminate findings to the public...