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TED Talks: Season 2016

2016x167 Courtney E. Martin: The new American Dream
TV-PG

  • 2016-09-07T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

For the first time in history, the majority of American parents don't think their kids will be better off than they were. This shouldn't be a cause for alarm, says journalist Courtney Martin. Rather, it's an opportunity to define a new approach to work and family that emphasizes community and creativity. "The biggest danger is not failing to achieve the American Dream," she says in a talk that will resonate far beyond the US. "The biggest danger is achieving a dream that you don't actually believe in."

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