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Equality: Inequality In The United States

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My local political party, recently our President claimed that inequality is the “defining challenge of our time,” but today I stand before you to challenge that notion in its entirety. I do not wish to demean such enthusiastic thinking, but I would like to indicate that this notion acts under the assumption that there is equality. How can we fix inequality if in its premise it is immeasurable? Instead, we should focus our efforts on the more pressing challenges in our own community such as hunger or the illegal drug epidemic. The issue with inequality is that it only exists in theory. For example, redistribution of wealth was presented as a seemingly plausible solution in the President’s remarks, but it has been tested throughout history
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