In 1983, 57% of Americans thought it was "possible to start out poor in this country...and beco


In 1983, 57% of Americans thought it was "possible to start out poor in this country...and become rich", today (06)80% think this. (increase by more than one-third)

Source: Harper's, 10.06, Harper's Index, citing nyt and cbs New Polls

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