State of the Union Recap: Upward Mobility Edition



If you watched the State of the Union address, you may have heard a pretty confident sounding Commander-in-Chief. The president laid out many agenda items including restoring upward mobility. He also said he’d expand opportunity with or without congressional help. This hour we’ll look at the speech, and Obama’s plans for his last two years in office.


  • Paul Beck, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, OSU
  •  Jack Torry,Columbus Dispatch Washington Bureau Chief
  • Randy Olsen, Director of the Center for Human Resource Research at OSU

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  • Tansy

    So, let me get this straight, Randy Olsen doesn’t believe lower wages have had a negative affect on the United States? And yet, he states that the economic status of a parent may affect a student’s ability to learn. Really?