For its 125th anniversary issue, the WSJ asked "If you could propose one change in American policy, society or culture to revive prosperity and self-confidence, what would it be and why?" Oh, and you have 250 words.
My answer, along with some great other essays here at the WSJ as "Ideas for Renewing American Prosperity."
I asked my son what to do. He answered quickly, "wish for more wishes." That's pretty much what I did.