Tag Archives: income inequality

A CHANGE MUST COME!

We must ask ourselves why people who are on or below the middle rungs of the economic ladder do not support social uplift processes that would help them become more financially solvent. Continue reading

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REWORKING THE G-20 AND THE UNITED NATIONS

It is not simply an idealistic dream to give voice to the voiceless or a home to the homeless. . . . We must listen to all voices. Continue reading

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America, Wake Up!

In the last section of the final chapter of his June 1967 book, Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, Martin Luther King, Jr., focuses on the evils of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism. Analyzing and assessing the … Continue reading

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INCOME INEQUALITY: OBAMA V. FRANCIS

I have always admired and respected Catholic social teaching, especially with regards to helping the so-called least of these.  Concern for the needy and the disinherited in the United States and in the world has been a continuous focus of … Continue reading

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POVERTY AT HOME & ABROAD

In 1958, John Kenneth Galbraith detailed income inequality and an imbalanced economic system in his book, The Affluent Society.  People who did not actually read the text considered it a homage to what makes America great.  Contrariwise, Galbraith demonstrates that … Continue reading

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