The Role Of Inequality In The United States

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One of the most common misapprehensions is that poverty is individual’s responsibility. In the Untied States, wealth and power are key to success. The elite class uses its wealth and power to influence the decision making in politics. This influence allows for opportunities and social connections. It will create a larger inequality gap and force more people in the middle class into poverty. The United States’s political systems are set up to benefit a dominant group. If the structural issues are remained unresolved, then the new generation will be in the ongoing cycle of the working poor. Inequality has been continuously growing in the united States since the 1970’s when the economy shifted. In the "Chaos or Community” by Holly Sklar, she

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