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Economic Inequality in the United States By Roberto Miguel Rodriguez
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In this paper, I will analyze economic inequality in the United States using three different ideologies: a) Marxist Theory (the most radical of the critical theories); b) Realist Theory;... More > and c) Liberal Theory (in its modern version) I will describe the key concepts and the basic logic of each theory. Then, I will discuss how each of these theories explains the issue of economic inequality in the United States and what each of these theories has to offer as guidance for dealing with the issue. I will briefly analyze the effects of globalization on economic inequality in the United States, and touch briefly on its international implications. Lastly, I will evaluate the utility each of these theories for explaining and addressing the issue.< Less
Economic Growth, Inequality And Poverty in Nigeria By BABAYO BULAMA
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The growth pattern of the Nigerian economy has been quite sluggish over the last two decades. This fact is however connected to the highly increasing level of poverty, which is further exacerbated by... More > the pandemic problem of inequality.< Less
Economic Growth, Inequality And Poverty in Nigeria By BABAYO BULAMA
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The growth pattern of the Nigerian economy has been quite sluggish over the last two decades. This fact is however connected to the highly increasing level of poverty, which is further exacerbated by... More > the pandemic problem of inequality.< Less
Unspoken Borders 2009: Ecologies Of Inequality By UB 2009
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This full-color publication is a compilation of articles from the 2009 Unspoken Borders Call for Papers, under the theme "Ecologies of Inequality". This theme is an investigation of the... More > systems, infrastructure, and design processes that create or perpetuate socio-economic and environmental stratification of our communities. This theme asserts that social inequities are unsustainable, not only in terms of socio-economic injustices, but also in regards to the amount of resources invested in maintaining or creating these inequalities. The "Call for Papers" sought proposals that dealt with issues of the environment (constructed, cultivated or untended), public health, mobility and access, communication, and race, class and culture. Featured articles come from design fields of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and urban design. This publication is associated with PennDesign Black Student Association's annual Unspoken Borders Conferences.< Less
Unspoken Borders 2009: Ecologies of Inequality By UB 2009
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This full-color publication is a compilation of articles from the 2009 Unspoken Borders Call for Papers, under the theme "Ecologies of Inequality". This theme is an investigation of the... More > systems, infrastructure, and design processes that create or perpetuate socio-economic and environmental stratification of our communities. This theme asserts that social inequities are unsustainable, not only in terms of socio-economic injustices, but also in regards to the amount of resources invested in maintaining or creating these inequalities. The "Call for Papers" sought proposals that dealt with issues of the environment (constructed, cultivated or untended), public health, mobility and access, communication, and race, class and culture. Featured articles come from design fields of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and urban design. This publication is associated with PennDesign Black Student Association's annual Unspoken Borders Conferences.< Less
Unspoken Borders 2009: Ecologies of Inequality By UB 2009
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This full-color publication is a compilation of articles from the 2009 Unspoken Borders Call for Papers, under the theme "Ecologies of Inequality". This theme is an investigation of the... More > systems, infrastructure, and design processes that create or perpetuate socio-economic and environmental stratification of our communities. This theme asserts that social inequities are unsustainable, not only in terms of socio-economic injustices, but also in regards to the amount of resources invested in maintaining or creating these inequalities. The "Call for Papers" sought proposals that dealt with issues of the environment (constructed, cultivated or untended), public health, mobility and access, communication, and race, class and culture. Featured articles come from design fields of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and urban design. This publication is associated with PennDesign Black Student Association's annual Unspoken Borders Conferences.< Less
The Economics of Revolution By David DeGraw
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An extensive analysis of economic conditions and government policy reveals that the need for significant systemic change is now a mathematical fact. Corruption, greed and economic inequality have... More > reached a peak tipping point. Due to the consolidation of wealth, the majority of the population cannot generate enough income to keep up with the cost of living. In the present economy, under current government policy, 70% of the population is now sentenced to an impoverished existence. Let’s take an in-depth look at the evidence.< Less
Paradox Economics By Tuure Parkkinen
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- Price is not a good measure of value, - investments can be profitable at a loss, - too much saving can make us poorer, - our economies’ current growth dependence is the biggest obstacle to... More > economic growth, - capital income taxes are not very effective at reducing the profits of investors, - taxing land value can lower rents, - income differences have little to do with productivity, - inflation has little to do with the quantity of money, and - there is no conflict between flexibility and security. This book bashes the myths of both the political left and the right - mercilessly exposing the assumptions, mental images, and moral biases behind economic theories and the claimed effects of different policies. Whether you are a policy maker or just want some fresh perspective and arguments for kitchen table discussions, this book won’t leave you cold.< Less
Joined up Economics By Brian Heatley
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Not only is the economy in crisis, but so is economics. Most economics deduces wrong conclusions from unrealistic premises about just a small part of human material activity. In this common sense... More > account Brian Heatley uses real data to connect the UK’s economic performance to the wider environment, and through an analysis of the origins of inequality shows how the economy contributes to or undermines people’s happiness and security. He concludes by suggesting we face a materially poorer world, but perhaps nevertheless a better one.< Less
The Need for a New Economic System By John Avnery
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It is clear that our present economic system is unsustainable. Never-ending exponential industrial growth on a finite planet is a logical absurdity. We are already using resources at a rate which it... More > would take 1.6 planet earths to replace. We are already undermining the ecological systems which support all of life. Our present economic system has led to an unbelievable degree of economic inequality. To maintain this inequality, both between nations and within nations, military force is used, and democracy is replaced by oligarchy. The future of human civilization is endangered both by the threat of thermonuclear war and by the threat of catastrophic climate change; and both of the twin threats are results of our present economic system. This book documents in detail the serious economic problems of today’s world, and it also proposes sustainable solutions.< Less

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