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This is second part in a series in which we explore and expand on the political platforms of Bernie Sanders. In this episode, we would talk about the all-important issue of income and wealth inequality, which we see as the basis of so many of the social and economic ills facing this country and the rest of the world. As we always do, you will also propose how modern socialism could reduce economic inequality. We invite your feedback to the show.
In the 2nd part of our series we look at Economics and Opportunity in the great Inequality Gap in America. On Down and Dirty we will have this very important conversation call in and add to the conversation. Also tune in for the weekly Bern Treatment Segment and Stacey and Scout's Dirty List.
Down South and Dirty contuinues it's series on Inequality this week, this week we dig into Gender Inquality. This is a very complex subject and has many different angles. Down South and Dirty is up for the task. This is not just boys and girls anymore...Join us for this conversation. Also Join us for our weekly segments "The Bern Treatment" for all things Bernie Sanders and" The Dirty List" a poke in the eye and a calling out of BS in the world of Politics.
Justin talks about inequality and makes the case why inequality is not bad and it is actually a good thing! Capitalism is what improves the lives of everybody, both the rich and the poor. Justin also explains the difference between high and low time preference people.
Prompted by recent issues in the news involving race and violence, Teen Talk explores the state of racial inequality in the United States. Hosts Dana, Domy, Kyla, and Yanira discuss this along with how the public thinks about racial issues and how to respectfully disagree with someone whose views oppose your own. Our guest is retired Syracuse City Judge Langston McKinney.
*The views and opinions expressed in this program belong solely to the hosts and guest. They do not reflect the views and opinions of the Teen Talk program or Contact Community Services.
President Obama disputed the notion that income inequality and related problems affect mostly African Americans and Hispanics, saying these issues cut across socioeconomic lines. "The opportunity gap in America is now as much about class as it is about race," and that gap is growing.Reducing inequality should help all Americans, "We need to dispel the myth that the goals of growing the economy and reducing inequality are necessarily in conflict. The trickle-down GOP ideology that reduced the power of unions, and led to tax cuts "for the wealthiest, while investments in things that make us all richer, like schools and infrastructure, were allowed to wither."USA Today
"Here in the United States, our high level of income inequality corresponds with 883,914 unnecessary deaths each year." According to the CDC tobacco, including second hand smoke, causes approximately 480,000 deaths every year and in 2010 traffic accidents killed 33,687 people and 31,672 others died of gunshot wounds." High inequality results in more U.S. deaths than Tobacco, Car Crashes and Guns combined....truthdig.com
Every week Yaron Brook reviews significant headlines that impact freedom in various forms. Commenting from a philosophical view that man's greatest value is self, he brings unique perspective to the conversation, always ending the show with a positive sense of life. In this episode, Yaron Brook and Don Watkins discuss declining global markets, and analyze whether it's connected to inequality.
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Tonight I welcome one of my favorite people in the world.. Join Butterfly Evolution in welcoming my son Brandon Gaitor as my very special guest. Brandon has a heart for people and unity in the City of Memphis. Tune in tonight as we discuss the effects of Economic Inequality and what measures are being taken to remedy this new form of institutionalized passive aggressive Jim Crow.
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Significant systemic change is now a mathematical fact. Corruption, greed and economic inequality have 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. Producers Walter Davis and Nilsa Higgins go over this report for startling news that all Americans need to act on.
See the full report here: http://daviddegraw.org/peak-inequality-the-01-and-the-impoverishment-of-society/
Dr. Mark Frank is a Professor in the Department of Economics and International Business at Sam Houston State University.
He is an award-winning educator, former President of the Faculty Senate, and active research scholar.
His research focuses primarily on issues relating to income inequality in the United States.
Dr. Frank is most noted for the development of a comprehensive panel of income inequality measures for each state annually since 1916.
This unique data set is freely available, and has put Dr. Frank among the top 10% of all ecomomist in terms of downloaded material over the past several years.
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