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The Major Causes and Solutions to the Issues of Poverty in the United States
Poverty: Causes and Solutions Poverty in the United States has been a largely uphill battle for the majority of the nation’s history, especially for those people with historically marginalized backgrounds. Solutions for the ever so persistent American poverty have been proposed in many different styles, focusing on what is...
The Concept of the Prevention of Poverty in a Confucian World
Poverty In a Confucian world, global poverty would not exist. This is not to say that living in a Confucian state would solve all of our world's problems, but idealistically the basis of Confucian goodness would prevent global poverty from even being a problem that we face. “People who are ren are first to shoulder diffi...
The Major Reasons and Causes of Homelessness in America
Although there are many reasons why people become homeless, this paper will only include several reason and leading cause which happening in the United States. Homeless poverty is best known as the states of being poor. When people lack income to meet all of their needs they are forced to choose between housing, utilities,...
Observing Poverty in Three Cities in the United States of America: Boston, Chicago, and Milwaukee
Poverty in the United States Have you ever been to a big city and seen something that made your eyes go wide, your heart stop and your mind race at a speed you can barely comprehend? Maybe it was a robbery. Or a shooting. Or an accident. But for me it was none of those things. For me, it was an experience that will never f...
Is Striving for Equality of Outcomes the Only Way to Achieve Justice?
CLAIM: The only way to achieve justice is to strive for equality of outcomes. CLARIFICATION: Justice refers to the principles which social, political, and economic institutions ought to express or embody. REFLECTION: Even if the United States ran as a functional meritocracy, this would not represent true justice. Peop...
Food as a Way Of Social Inequality
Food is a major part of everyone’s everyday life. It’s hard to imagine life without it. However, many people do not stop and think that there are in fact people that do not have food in their everyday life. There are people that go days, maybe even weeks with little to no food. How, you may ask, do people not have food to e...
Donation Will Help the Children in the Adoption Exchange
At this moment, there are more than 104,000 children wishing they had someone to tuck them into bed at night, wishing they had a family to sit down and have meals with, someone to make them tea when they are sick, and someone to love them that they can trust (The Adoption Exchange). These children are all children in the U...
An Annotated Bibliography on the Topic of Income Inequality
Annotated Bibliography: Income Inequality Pasquali, Valentina. "Income Inequality and Wealth Distribution by Country." Global Finance. Ed. Denise Bedell and Alessandro Magno. 2013 Global Finance Media, Inc, Mar. 2013. Web. 24 Apr. 2014.
A Discussion on the Relationship Between Artificial Intelligence and Unemployment
Artificial Intelligence and Unemployment “According to our estimates, about 47 percent of total US employment is at risk”: an alarming statement made by Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne in their article “The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization?” (1). Forty seven percent is an immense...
The Relation Between Poverty and Obesity
One of the latest epidemics that is sweeping the US is the obesity epidemic. Being obese is classified as having a body mass index of 30 or above. “An astonishing 68 percent of American adults are overweight.” (Woolston, Healthday.com) That’s more than half of the adult population. One of the causes of this epidemic is livi...