For many, the recovery from the 2007 recession, a recovery that officially began in 2009, feels very remote or nonexistent, even in 2016.  Despite that, many Americans still believe in the basic notion that anyone who works hard should be able to support a family and get ahead.  What can we do to make that happen?  It's a complex question.  Faculty, students and staff are invited to examine the consequences of possible solutions to these daunting social and economic problems and determine what we, as a society, will or will not accept as a solution.

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