Who has a right to the American Dream?

Who has a right to the American Dream?
There is much talk during this current series of Downton Abbey of going to America to build a better life.  Tom mentions it, thinking he will feel less like an outsider in a country full of people starting over and Daisy even has the chance, but chooses not to.  America is described as a place...

A Tale of Two Cities… Detroit, New York and [insert city here]…

A Tale of Two Cities… Detroit, New York and [insert city here]…
My apologies for not posting yesterday, it is my goal to post daily on here, but that means that today I’ll post twice! Yesterday I saw a tweet from Detroit-native and current New Yorker, playwright, Domonique Morriseau.   It was about gentriification in the city and specifically, about rising rents downtown.  Naturally, being from the...