Brookings Council

A Blueprint for American Prosperity: What the 2008 Election Should Be About...and How to Make It Happen

As we approach the 2008 presidential election, Bruce Katz argues that the United States needs a national agenda—a Blueprint for American Prosperity—to give cities and metros the rules and the tools to leverage their economic strengths, grow in environmentally sustainable ways, and build a strong, diverse, and resilient middle class.