On October 3rd, just hours before the first presidential debate, a panel of national pollsters and party strategists along with Governor John Hickenlooper, Representative Diana DeGette explored the key issues impacting November's presidential race. Drawing on the top findings and highlights from the Allstate -- National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll, this event provided a compelling profile of the most significant voting bloc in America today: the middle class. Using polling data, these experts explored middle class perspectives on economic security, social mobility and outlooks on the future.
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Fifteen Years Later:
Are We Any Safer?
The Atlantic will explore the nation’s homeland security to examine the strengths and remaining vulnerabilities of our security apparatus and our preparedness to prevent the next terrorist attack.
The New Old Age
Since the turn of the 20th century, average life expectancy has been rising steadily. In the United States, we can now expect to live an average of three decades longer than our great-grandparents. As we collectively age, our societal understandings of the rhythms of an average lifespan have been slow to adapt. With nearly 10,000 baby boomers moving into retirement every day, The Atlantic will examine the shape of the new old age and its impact on society.