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    the OECD, the term inequality in the opposite of equity can be defined as evenness or fairness within the social, political, and economic perspectives. Equity forms the core value of both the western democratic tradition and religions. From the concept of equality, inequality can be described as unfair or uneven treatments of the people within the society or unequal distribution of resources, income, and other factors between different sectors in the society. Inequality can be defined as

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    Economic Inequality The sacred American tradition of free public education is in turmoil. The values, knowledge and creativity which forged America into the greatest nation of the world originated in the classroom. Classrooms which thrived in the past, are suffering in the present. Inequalities in the American education system are apparent and vivid; most prominent are those regarding income. Poverty’s relationship with education is parasitic, and the barrier its erecting between the student and

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    The Real Story Behind of Social Class and Economic Inequality in the United States We live in a day and age that is immensely affected by wealth distribution and the rapid growth of inequality. With the middle class disappearing as we speak and President Obama’s presidency coming to an end, many are curious about where America is headed next. The Center for Research on Globalization reports that “the yearly income of a US household dropped by a massive 12 percent, or $6,400, in the six years

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    Economic inequality, also known as income inequality, is the interval between the rich and the poor. Economic inequality refers to how the total wealth in the United States is distributed among people in a social class. It is needed and it is important but due to the major gap difference, it affects the Democratic Party and in addition, it also affects Americans because they do not understand the actual wealth distribution. It is a major issue in the United States because it affects other economic

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    income increases in the United States. Economic inequality and political inequality may have a connection where our democracy could be affected but americans have the ability to solve this problem. Economic inequality refers to wealth or income between different groups or a society as a whole. There have been past social movements that have tried to improve this problem such as women's suffrage and more. We are still trying to resolve this issue of economic inequality. In the United States, high standard

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    However, sociologists recognize that social stratification is a society-wide system that makes inequalities apparent” (Griffiths et al., 2016, p.188). There are many factors that drive social inequality; globalization and immigration, technology advances, the family you were born into, and even the education you received in pre-school. I feel the most important contributing factor is economic inequality. I consider this to be true not only for the United States, but globally as well. Both wealthy

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    Economic inequality reigns as a massive divide in the United States of America. Many active policies cause people to occupy an economic level which is meant to benefit those above them. With that said, there have been many efforts taken in hopes of reducing the current levels of economic inequality, but with these efforts, money and wealth will have to be taken from the rich to give to the poorer. This is where the problem lies with wealth inequality – many have to sacrifice for those whom they

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    However, economic inequality is not a new concept. Miles Corak points out in his 2012 essay the importance of understanding the dynamics of inequality over multiple generations and how this shapes current and future inequality. Corak highlights the disconnect in American society between believing one has “equality of opportunity,” and as a result, social mobility and capital, versus actually having access to economic opportunity greater than that of one’s parents. The interactions between the

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    Australia, although being a multicultural country where everyone is equal, there is a severe presence of economic inequality. With millions of people living poverty, Australia’s wealthy continue to accumulate wealth, whereas the poor continue to become poorer. With the economic inequality in Australia rising, the Australian government is contributing to this by creating new policies within the budget, making those who are disadvantaged already worse off. Rather than creating policies that make the

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    There is a problem plaguing the United States: economic inequality. The financial gap between the rich and poor is widening and it only continues to increase. Not only is the rich becoming richer but the poor is becoming poorer. If some type of change doesn't happen it will cut the middle class. Although this is not a concerning matter to some, to others it's a huge concern and it continues to be a daily problem. Because economic inequality hurts the United States economy, the government should take

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