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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
[[category:issues]][[Income disparity]] is a condition in which either or both of the following are true:
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[[category:issues]][[Economic disparity]] refers to a gap in income between (on the one hand) the wealthiest members of society and (on the other) those with the fewest economic resources.
* those at the highest income levels have earnings ''out of proportion'' to the value or quality of their work
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* those at the lowest income levels are unnecessarily impoverished with respect to society's ability to provide a minimum level of welfare for all
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Symptoms of severe economic disparity include:
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* those at the highest income levels have wealth ''drastically out of proportion'' to the value or quality of their contributions to society
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* a significant portion of the population is unnecessarily impoverished with respect to society's ability to provide a minimum level of welfare for all
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'''Keywords''': Richistan, income disparity, millionaires & billionaires
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===Countries===
 
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* [[/UK|United Kingdom]]
 
* [[/UK|United Kingdom]]
 
'''Keywords''': Richistan, income disparity, millionaires & billionaires
 
 
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===News===
 
===News===
 
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* '''2013-07-20''' [http://truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/item/18094-richest-300-persons-on-earth-have-more-money-than-poorest-3-billion Richest 300 Persons on Earth Have More Money Than Poorest 3 Billion] by [[Mark Karlin]], via [[Bernie Sanders]] [http://www.sanders.senate.gov/newsroom/news/?id=a10e50a7-5b9d-4933-9bb8-decd3ce624dd]
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* '''2012-05-08''' [http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2012/05/ratio-ceo-worker-compensation The ratio of CEO to worker compensation: Are they worth it?]

Revision as of 15:19, 21 July 2013

Overview

Economic disparity refers to a gap in income between (on the one hand) the wealthiest members of society and (on the other) those with the fewest economic resources.

Symptoms of severe economic disparity include:

  • those at the highest income levels have wealth drastically out of proportion to the value or quality of their contributions to society
  • a significant portion of the population is unnecessarily impoverished with respect to society's ability to provide a minimum level of welfare for all

Keywords: Richistan, income disparity, millionaires & billionaires

Countries

Links

News

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