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New measurement for the American Dream - Strengthening Brand ...

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“... American Dream. University develops 'American Dream Composite Index' ... By submitting a comment here you grant Strengthening Brand America a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution.”
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Infographic: Is the American Dream Still Alive?

Infographic: Is the American Dream Still Alive? | American Dream | Scoop.it
“Lease-to-own company Aaron’s released a study entitled Aaron’s New Normal Survey: Understanding American Consumers, which took a closer look at the ongoing impact of the Great Recession on the buying habits of working class Americans. The survey also took a look at consumers’ thoughts on ...”
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Growing up a "Patriot"? - Huffington Post

Growing up a "Patriot"? - Huffington Post | American Dream | Scoop.it
“Growing up a "Patriot"? Huffington Post Before I even was eligible to became a US citizen I was a "Patriot." On the football team I wore the emblem on my helmet.”
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Martin's first convocation: 'American Dream is alive and well' - hays Post

Martin's first convocation: 'American Dream is alive and well' - hays Post | American Dream | Scoop.it
“hays Post Martin's first convocation: 'American Dream is alive and well' hays Post “My own story, and many of the stories here today, are an affirmation that the American Dream is alive and well today,” Martin said.”
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Best for Business: Western Cities Among Best Climates for Business, Tech Investment - BusinessClimate.com Blog – BusinessClimate.com Blog

Best for Business: Western Cities Among Best Climates for Business, Tech Investment - BusinessClimate.com Blog – BusinessClimate.com Blog | American Dream | Scoop.it
Low business costs, an educated workforce and an influx of tech investment distinguish cities ranking high for business and careers.
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Having the opportunity for residents to  pursue a rewarding career is an important piece of enabling them to achieve their American Dream.

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The American dream is still alive and achievable - Piqua Daily Call

The American dream is still alive and achievable - Piqua Daily Call | American Dream | Scoop.it
“The American dream is still alive and achievable Piqua Daily Call His self-run Ohio tourism web site has an audience that topped 150,000 visitors last month alone, producing nearly 2 million hits.”
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The American dream still thrives today - Forsyth County News Online

The American dream still thrives today - Forsyth County News Online | American Dream | Scoop.it
“The American dream still thrives today Forsyth County News Online But that would not be the case with a reader named Lois, who took me to task for a column on the American Dream. I lamented that we're not doing enough to extol it.”
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Moldova immigrants achieve their sweet American dream - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Moldova immigrants achieve their sweet American dream - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald | American Dream | Scoop.it
“Moldova immigrants achieve their sweet American dream Mid Columbia Tri City Herald And yet, the timid 11-year old girl knew in her heart that someday her American dream would come true.”
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Forget About Business Attraction

Forget About Business Attraction | American Dream | Scoop.it

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Focus on attracting skilled labor and companies will find your community.

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Will millennials achieve the American dream? - NewsNet5.com

Will millennials achieve the American dream? - NewsNet5.com | American Dream | Scoop.it
“NewsNet5.com Will millennials achieve the American dream?”
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Latinos 'Deeply Impacted' by Recession But Remain Optimistic About 'American ... - Latin Post

Latinos 'Deeply Impacted' by Recession But Remain Optimistic About 'American ... - Latin Post | American Dream | Scoop.it
“Latin Post Latinos 'Deeply Impacted' by Recession But Remain Optimistic About 'American ... Latin Post Despite the worries, an "overwhelming" number of Latinos remain optimistic about the American Dream.”
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American Dream Myths - Strengthening Brand America

American Dream Myths - Strengthening Brand America | American Dream | Scoop.it
“And, the Xavier University American Dream Composite Index (ADCI) powered by dunnhumby is a quantitative way to assess if they are being successful or not. I have worked with Xavier University to make the data available at both the state ...”
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Owning a Business: The New American Dream?

Owning a Business: The New American Dream? | American Dream | Scoop.it
“Half of working adults in the U.S. either currently own or want to own their own businesses.”
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Kevin McCarthy: The House will work to restore the American Dream - Washington Post

Kevin McCarthy: The House will work to restore the American Dream - Washington Post | American Dream | Scoop.it
“Kevin McCarthy: The House will work to restore the American Dream Washington Post Friday, I become the majority leader of the House of Representatives. As I assume my role, Congress has a 12 percent approval rating.”
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Business ownership is still the American dream, studies show - Arizona Republic

Business ownership is still the American dream, studies show - Arizona Republic | American Dream | Scoop.it
“Arizona Republic Business ownership is still the American dream, studies show Arizona Republic Americans are interested in owning small businesses, according to two surveys done by the University of Phoenix and Infusionsoft in Chandler.”
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How the Wizard of Oz Explains America's Foreign Policy - Foreign Policy (blog)

How the Wizard of Oz Explains America's Foreign Policy - Foreign Policy (blog) | American Dream | Scoop.it
“How the Wizard of Oz Explains America's Foreign Policy Foreign Policy (blog) Central Europe seemed, in those days, unfathomably exotic to Americans in particular -- which is perhaps why the makers of The Wizard of Oz chose it as the template for...”
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Are local histories the key to better economic development? | Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation

Are local histories the key to better economic development? | Pagosa Springs Community Development Corporation | American Dream | Scoop.it
tie economic development to local history and the foundation of local money. When you do that, you get the whole community for a buy in. EDO’s focus on statistical analysis and methods that can be proven.
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Are local histories the key to economic development?

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Just Who Uses Social Media? A Demographic Breakdown

Just Who Uses Social Media? A Demographic Breakdown | American Dream | Scoop.it
“You think you know social? How about who uses it? Well, you might not know it as well as you would have guessed.”
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DANA MILBANK: The American Dream has died - The Mercury

DANA MILBANK: The American Dream has died - The Mercury | American Dream | Scoop.it
“DANA MILBANK: The American Dream has died The Mercury When asked if “life for our children's generation will be better than it has been for us,” fully 76 percent said they do not have such confidence.”
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"The High Price Of The American Dream" Is A Free eBook & Great Writing Model For English Language Learners

"The High Price Of The American Dream" Is A Free eBook & Great Writing Model For English Language Learners | American Dream | Scoop.it
“ My extraordinarily talented teacher colleague at our high school, Dana Dusbiber, along with the extraordinarily talented bilingual aide Alma Avalos, teach a class of adult English Language Learners...”
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Why 'Place' is the New American Dream

Why 'Place' is the New American Dream | American Dream | Scoop.it
“ In the new American Dream, the incentive is enjoyment and participation in the economic benefits of Place. To create that, a community must be brought together. (Robert Steuteville | Better Cities & Towns)”
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When you go to a community with layers of history, with charm and character, where many people gather, you react emotionally and psychologically. That feeling, “sense of place,” has value. And people seek that.

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American dream thriving in boomtown -- Williston, ND - Orlando Sentinel

American dream thriving in boomtown -- Williston, ND - Orlando Sentinel | American Dream | Scoop.it
“American dream thriving in boomtown -- Williston, ND Orlando Sentinel What I found was Saudi Arabia of the North American plains. Stunning to behold, I looked out upon hundreds of oil wells as far as the eye could see.”
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In Silicon Valley, American dream materializes fast - SFGate

In Silicon Valley, American dream materializes fast - SFGate | American Dream | Scoop.it
“SFGate In Silicon Valley, American dream materializes fast SFGate In some ways, the story is as old as the New World - a foreign kid chasing the American dream. His is the modern version.”
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Democrat Stanley Chang aims to bring American Dream back to young generation - The University of Hawaii Kaleo

Democrat Stanley Chang aims to bring American Dream back to young generation - The University of Hawaii Kaleo | American Dream | Scoop.it
“Democrat Stanley Chang aims to bring American Dream back to young generation The University of Hawaii Kaleo He explained how opportunities such as these would never be given to him anywhere else in the world and how the American dream that was...”
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How the World Really Sees Obama's America - The Fiscal Times

How the World Really Sees Obama's America - The Fiscal Times | American Dream | Scoop.it
“How the World Really Sees Obama's America The Fiscal Times The Pew survey focused on the U.S., China and the international balance of power, with particular emphasis on how drone strikes and electronic surveillance have affected the American brand.”
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The Young Person's American Dream - Huffington Post

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“The Young Person's American Dream Huffington Post However, the American dream is abstract and constantly changing, so it seems that the only fair definition to apply to it is to define it as the opportunity to succeed, presumably through hard work...”
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