Is the U.S. a "land of opportunity"?
Let's take a look at the data.
In 2015, the University of California issued guidance to its faculty and staff regarding microaggressions. Among the phrases listed as microaggressions were these two statements:
“America is the land of opportunity.”
“Everyone can succeed in this society, if they work hard enough.”
I criticized these guidelines at the time. Since then, they’ve become a fla…