Inequality in Perspective – Ron Ross
Mother Jones contributor Kevin Drum says that “The heart and soul of liberalism is economic egalitarianism.” From what I’ve observed Drum has it right. Merriam Webster’s defines egalitarianism as “a social philosophy advocating the removal of inequalities among people.” The Occupy Wall Street’s 99 percent mantra is fundamentally about economic inequality. On the class warfare battlefield, the classes are defined according to wealth and income. Inequality was the underlying theme of President Obama’s much-discussed Osawatomie speech. […]
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