The Chronicle of Higher Education
October 8, 2012
We have heard it before: "In America, you will go as far as your talent and work ethic will take you." This mantra has served as a guiding principle since the earliest days of our nation. It expresses the virtues of freedom, equality, and American ingenuity, and has served as the premise of the "up by the bootstraps" and rags-to-riches stories that inspire us all. It is the American Dream. Too bad it is a myth.
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