Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet What we didn't learn from watching last night's debate and searching for upward mobility in America October 23, 2012 By: Worldview Download Story [View the story "Worldview 10.23.12" on Storify]Worldview 10.23.12We try to find something worth examining from last night's foreign policy debate, and the US prides itself on upward mobility, but lags far behind other developed nations in opportunities. We examine the statistics.Storified by · Tue, Oct 23 2012 09:09:04What we didn't learn from watching last night's debateLast night's foreign policy debate was surprisingly (or not) light on actual foreign policy.Complete Third Presidential Debate on Foreign Policy 2012: Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney Oct 22, 2012thenewyorktimesFinal 2012 Presidential Debate on Foreign Policy; 'This Week' Roundtable DiscussionabcnewsWe’ll take a look atwhat was and wasn’t covered during the debate and take stock of eachcandidate’s performance with Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large for The Atlantic.Why America lags in upward mobility opportunitiesAmong the world’smost developed nations, the U.S. lags well behind in economic mobility. Thestatistics show that the “American Dream” might need to be renamed the“Scandinavian Dream.”The Loss of Upward Mobility in the U.S. | Moneyland | TIME.comEconomic mobility is becoming a more prominent issue in the 2012 Republican presidential race, and will likely be widely discussed in the...As part of thelatest series by Front and Center called “American Dream Deferred,” we’lldiscuss global economic mobility with Jeffrey Williamson, professor emeritus ofeconomics at Harvard and currently a fellow at the University of Wisconsin. Comments Send Print Share Recommend Tweet Previous post in Worldview Worldview 10.22.12 Next post in Worldview Worldview 10.24.12 View the discussion thread. Top Headlines On WBEZ.org The Best Albums of 2013: The Top 10 Looking back at 1970s Uptown Strange Brews Podcast The Best Albums of 2013: 20 to 11 The politics behind the Illinois pension vote Chewing the Fat with Monica Eng and Louisa Chu Exoneree Diaries: Antione’s pay day How do kids like the new CPS lunches? Woman scarred by orphanage Remembering the 'Forgotten Hoosiers' What’s street cleaning really good for? What can Englewood learn from the new Detroit Whole Foods?