Middle Class, Class, Inequality, Stratification, Social Problems
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A global progressive tax on individual net worth would offer the best solution to the world’s spiralling levels of inequality
The issue of inequality is one of the most salient in global and European politics. Thomas Piketty writes on the economic forces which have impacted upon inequality since the end of the First World War. 73 more words
The Detroit Geographic and Expedition Institute (DGEI) spent much of their Field Notes II publication looking at the state of education in Detroit. This map, based on test scores, demonstrates the racial divide that matched the resources and education divide in the city.
There are many reasons why French academic Thomas Piketty’s 685-page tome, “Capital in the 21st Century,” has vaulted to the top of the Amazon.com best seller list and is being discussed with equal fervor by the world’s top economic policy makers and middle class Americans who wonder why they haven’t gotten a raise in years. 660 more words