A new face for America
Broadcast: Midmorning, 08/20/2008, 9:06 a.m.
Recent census numbers show that ethnic minorities in the United States will represent more than half of the country by the year 2050. Midmorning speaks with two futurists on how these changing demographics will impact American communities.
- Joel Kotkin: Author of "The City: A Global History" and a presidential fellow at the Hobbs Institute at Chapman University.
- Mark Mather: Associate vice president for domestic programs at the Population Reference Bureau.
- Andrew Zolli: Researcher, futurist and curator and Executive Director of the Pop!Tech Conference, a thought leadership forum and social innovation network. He also contributes to Popular Science magazine and public radio's Marketplace.