News for Norther Colorado and the world

Friday, April 12, 2024

Posts Tagged ‘social mobility’

Message: Bake a bigger Occu(pie)

  By¬†Carlo Filice   With the various Occupy Wall Street demonstrations, talk of economic and social fairness is in the air. Demonstrators are complaining about the vast inequalities in wealth and political influence between the rich 1 percent or so and the remaining 99 percent. Are the complaints morally legitimate? A key point must be made. Wealth (and influence) inequality per se does not mean unfairness. One analogy is the classroom. Inequality of grades does not imply ... Full Story