WATCH: From MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show: LIFT Talks Recreating an Opportunity Society

By LIFT on January 24, 2011

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MSNBC’s The Dylan Ratigan Show featured LIFT CEO Kirsten Lodal on January 24th to discuss the current economic recovery and recreating America as an opportunity society.

Sitting alongside renowned economist Peter Morici, Kirsten spoke to Dylan Ratigan about the changing demographics of the unemployed, the pressing needs beyond employment that LIFT works to address, and the importance of creating jobs in this country.  She pointed to statistics depicting the state of domestic poverty and the need for an increased sense of urgency around opportunity and expansion of the middle class looking toward the 2012 Presidental election.

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The segment is part of a series entitled “Steels on Wheels,” a partnership between “The Dylan Ratigan Show” and Nucor Corporation to to bring forth solutions to the most pressing problems facing the American people. “Steel on Wheels” will focus on four major themes throughout the coming months: The Spirit Of America, Innovation, The Building Of Our Nation, and The Future Of America’s New Generations.

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Innovation Becomes “Steel on Wheels” Focus