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Is Income Inequality a Problem in America? | Joseph (Jake) Klein

Is Income Inequality a Problem in America? | Joseph (Jake) Klein

Is income inequality a problem in America today? Most Americans say it is! A 2015 Gallup poll showed 63% of Americans “say that money and wealth should be more evenly distributed among a larger percentage of the people.” Bernie Sanders has said that income inequality is “immoral,” “unsustainable.” Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich made …

Should we tax the rich more? | The Economist

Should we tax the rich more? | The Economist

Everyone depends on hospitals, roads, police and schools but they’re expensive and governments across the world are feeling the pinch. So, how can we continue in the future to afford good quality public services? Why has pressure on public services increased? Populations are aging. As the number of retirees grows, working people are going to …

MLK & Universal Basic Income | Guaranteed Income (5 Reasons)

MLK & Universal Basic Income | Guaranteed Income (5 Reasons)

At the end of his life… Martin Luther King Jr. was working on a campaign… …to ensure all Americans… …had a dignified standard of living… …with what is now referred to as a… Universal Basic Income. Or as he called it: A guaranteed minimum income… …for all people… …and all families of our country. The …

💰 Universal Basic Income | Pros and Cons | UBI

💰 Universal Basic Income | Pros and Cons | UBI

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back to the 1970s soviet country, and return to our times with then-popular maxim: “Down you lie or up you stand, either way you’ll earn a grand”? Every citizen in our country would have full-time employment and a fixed salary regardless of the results …

Income Inequality is Good

Income Inequality is Good

There has been a lot said and a lot written about income inequality – about how unfair it is that a few people are very rich and the rest of us aren’t; that the income gap between the wealthy and even the middle-class, let alone the poor, is so large. There’s only one problem with …

The Future of Worldwide Income Distribution

The Future of Worldwide Income Distribution

Rising inequality, especially between the super-rich and the middle class in many advanced countries, is a source of controversy and debate. This video illustrates the strong growth in the developing countries will shift hundreds of millions of people worldwide from poverty to the middle class, or to affluence, thereby reducing inequality in the world’s population. …