Virtually every issue the United States contends with promises to be affected by deep currents of change illuminated by demographic shifts. With The Next America, National Journal
unveils an unprecedented effort to explore the political, economic and social impacts of profound racial and cultural change. The initiative includes polls, national and local events with thought leaders, magazine supplements and this site.
The Story That Started It All
In 2010, Ronald Brownstein wrote The Gray and the Brown: A Generational Mismatch about America’s shift to an older, more ethnically diverse population and how these changes affect us as a nation.