The world is rapidly changing. Globalization and advances in technology are reshaping commerce, healthcare, education and income opportunities. These changes are causing significant social and political issues. Are American systems designed for the 20thcentury sufficient to handle the problems we will be facing in the 21stCentury? This issue was explored in the spring 2018 study group The Next Twenty Years: Exploring America’s Problems and Potential Solutions.Solutions that seemed to have great potential were identified and discussed at a conceptual level. We now wish to study these solutions in more depth. Our goal is to determine how likely is it that these solutions would provide Americans with better healthcare options, higher income opportunities, an enhanced educational system and lower cost housing options. To have any merit they need to be socially and economically acceptable. They must also appeal to both conservatives (who want less government, lower taxes and more individual responsibility) and liberals (who want less poverty, more equal resource allocations and more equal opportunities). Incredible as it sounds, we think we have identified solutions that may achieve these goals. Come join us to study if this may, or may not, be the case. No class on 9/11/18.