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A 10-Year Prediction for the Affordable Care Act

Our research indicates that within 10 years, the number of uninsured Americans may increase by 10 percent. 

Who Will Take Care of Our Parents?

The looming caregiver shortage will impact women, particularly poor ones.

The Reinvention of the American High School

The key is collaboration between school systems, community colleges, and employers.

Strengthening America’s Economic Future Means Raising Women’s Pay

Raising the federal minimum wage would significantly improve the lives of millions, help to spur wage growth, and reduce the gender pay gap. 

St. Louis Is Growing More Diverse–Just Not in the Black Half of Town

Rust Belt cities like St. Louis want to attract more immigrants, but few are integrating into African-American neighborhoods. 

Which U.S. Immigrants End Up Becoming Small-Business Owners?

Greeks top the list. Here are the 19 others.

The Unsung Benefit of Minority-Owned Firms

They are leading exporters. In fact, companies owned by Japanese-Americans make nearly half of their sales in Japan.

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A 10-Year Prediction for the Affordable Care Act

Our research indicates that within 10 years, the number of uninsured Americans may increase by 10 percent. 

Who Will Take Care of Our Parents?

The looming caregiver shortage will impact women, particularly poor ones.

The Reinvention of the American High School

The key is collaboration between school systems, community colleges, and employers.

Strengthening America’s Economic Future Means Raising Women’s Pay

Raising the federal minimum wage would significantly improve the lives of millions, help to spur wage growth, and reduce the gender pay gap. 

St. Louis Is Growing More Diverse–Just Not in the Black Half of Town

Rust Belt cities like St. Louis want to attract more immigrants, but few are integrating into African-American neighborhoods. 

Which U.S. Immigrants End Up Becoming Small-Business Owners?

Greeks top the list. Here are the 19 others.

The Unsung Benefit of Minority-Owned Firms

They are leading exporters. In fact, companies owned by Japanese-Americans make nearly half of their sales in Japan.

Show More
 
About The Next America

The Next America explores the political, economic and social impacts of profound racial and cultural change facing our nation. The initiative includes polls, national and local events with thought leaders, magazine supplements and this site. In 2010, Ronald Brownstein wrote a National Journal cover story, explained the impact of a shift to an older, more ethnically diverse America. “The Gray and the Brown: A Generational Mismatch” is the foundation of The Next America.