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Wealth Inequality in America


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#61 natty

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 04:07 PM

I like the idea of privatzing schools. I don't like the idea of redistributing personal wealth to corporations which is really just redistributing wealth to shareholders.


You don't like the idea of redistributing itself or redistributing to shareholders?

I personally don't have a problem with the idea of redistribution of wealth, I do have a problem with it via government.

I guess we could make these corporations non-profit but that has it's own set of problems.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 04:14 PM

You don't like the idea of redistributing itself or redistributing to shareholders?

I personally don't have a problem with the idea of redistribution of wealth, I do have a problem with it via government.

I guess we could make these corporations non-profit but that has it's own set of problems.


Generally don't like redistribution of wealth but realize unfettered capitalism that shuns all redistribution is problematic. We do need a little socialism.

As long as we have laws that require kids go to school, the public is going to pay for schools ether directly or through tax dollars. Let's use some of that money towards private schools but leave it up to the schools to figure out how to make a profit.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 04:25 PM

I dont know if I would consider "children arent starving" to mean "poverty is solved"

Here is a good look into poverty in america- http://www.bbc.co.uk...gazine-21636723


i always enjoy some good anecdotes about drug addicts

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 04:33 PM

Generally don't like redistribution of wealth but realize unfettered capitalism that shuns all redistribution is problematic. We do need a little socialism.


Agree with this 100%. And while some have trouble admitting it, the arguments between conservatives and liberals regarding economic policy mostly boil down to how much socialism should there be.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 05:34 PM

That's why the inheritance limit would be so high. Plenty of money to support generations of a family.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 05:44 PM

So what is the solution?

Put all the money on a pile and divy it up equally.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 05:54 PM

Raise minimum wage to an actual liveable wage would be a good start.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 06:05 PM

i always enjoy some good anecdotes about drug addicts


Are you projecting? Because you certainly arent reading.

But dont worry about it, I'm sure you understand everything there is to know about poverty.

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 06:15 PM

Put all the money on a pile and divy it up equally.


How has that worked historically?

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Posted 06 March 2013 - 06:20 PM

How has that worked historically?


just as badly as everything else.


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