This is one of the hardest things for human beings to say to one another | Richard Reeves

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Richard Reeves is a prominent British-American author and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, where his research focuses on social mobility, inequality, and family policies. Educated at Oxford University, Reeves has established himself as a leading voice in policy discussions, often exploring how socioeconomic factors influence the American Dream’s accessibility.

Before joining Brookings, Reeves served as director of strategy to the UK’s Deputy Prime Minister, showcasing his ability to bridge academic insight with practical policy-making. His work includes influential publications such as "Dream Hoarders," which examines the role of the upper middle class in perpetuating inequality by securing opportunities for their children.

An engaging public speaker and regular contributor to major media outlets, Reeves discusses complex social issues with clarity and urgency, advocating for policies that ensure greater equity and mobility across society. His multidisciplinary approach combines economics, politics, and sociology, offering nuanced perspectives on pressing contemporary challenges.


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