By Allan Ornstein

type counts. classification variations and sophistication struggle have existed because the starting of western civilization, however the hole in source of revenue and wealth among the wealthy (top 10 percentage) and the remainder has elevated gradually within the final twenty-five years. The U.S. is heading for a monetary oligarchy a lot worse than the aristocratic outdated global that our Founding Fathers feared and attempted to prevent. the center type is suffering and shrinking, the Medicare and Social defense trusts are drying up, and schooling isn't any longer the nice equalizer. an ethical society, one who is reasonable and simply, units limits at the accumulation of wealth and inherited privilege and in addition promises a security internet for the fewer lucky. This booklet describes the necessity for a redistribution of wealth that allows you to make U.S. society extra democratic, reasonable and simply, and descriptions the ways that we will start to make those very precious adjustments. this can be a well timed and robust booklet, person who may be learn via somebody attracted to keeping the social cloth of yankee life.

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