Global warming makes the news almost every day. Pollinators, such as the native Wisconsin bee pictured above have experienced drastic decline. Bird numbers have collapsed, experiencing a decline of nearly a third since the 1970s. These are some of the Continue reading The Environment – Greg Dixon’s Proposal for East Madison Greenway
People want safe neighborhoods. That is the primary take-away from my winter survey, and does not come as a surprise to me. In all of the Glendale Neighborhood meetings my wife, Emily, and I have attended, neighborhood safety has been Continue reading Greg Dixon 2020-2021 Winter Survey: Safe Neighborhoods
The primary factors associated with Equality of Opportunity are: 1) Good Schools2) Social Capital3) Access to Jobs and Living Opportunities4) Equitable Income5) Family Strength A key insight from the Opportunity Atlas is that you don’t have to drive across the Continue reading What leads to Equality of Opportunity?
Sometimes a crisis presents an opportunity. We find ourselves facing multiple crises of historic proportion: the pandemic, economic uncertainty, racial strife and political polarization. I suggest we team with President Biden’s Build Back Better initiative, and build toward my top Continue reading Greg Dixon – Priorities for Madison, Wisconsin
It is a common misconception that economic growth leads to opportunity for all. The Opportunity Atlas shows that boom-towns like Charlotte, NC have not experienced Equality of Opportunity. That is because Charlotte has imported much of its talent, rather than Continue reading Does Economic Growth Lead to Opportunity for All?
I am beginning a series on Equality of Opportunity, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day seems like the perfect time to begin. Opportunity Insights was created by Raj Chetty at Harvard University. Chetty has been working with Joe Biden’s team Continue reading Equality of Opportunity (Martin Luther King Jr Day post)