The deep dark topic: INCOME INEQUALITY
Writing a blog post about income inequality has led me a very thick and dark path that has me slightly constantly editing my work.
Patience does not equal virtue.
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Before I write about this, because honestly this will take time and research, check out some of the links below. These are articles, blog posts and conversations snippets about income inequality. If possible, I’d like to get your thoughts so please comment below! If you don’t have time for that, use the poll provided after the list of articles.
“Any economic model that does not properly address inequality will eventually face a crisis of legitimacy” Nouriel Roubini
“The richest 1 percent are likely to control more than half of the globe’s total wealth by next year, the charity Oxfam reported in a study released on Monday. The warning about deepening global inequality comes just as the world’s business elite prepare to meet this week at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.” Oxfam Study Finds Richest 1% is Likely to Control Half of Global Wealth by 2016 By Patricia Cohen @ The New York Times
“Back at the halfway mark in the last century, it was a reasonable expectation for someone with a low- to mid-level job to own a house, 2 cars and not a mountain of debt in sight. 60 years later, we call that the ‘American Dream’; the unattainable dream…” – Income Inequality by Sohmer @ BlindFerret.
A video: Last Week Tonight Hosted by John Oliver, Comedian.