Political Inequality In The Social Welfare System

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This week, the discussion revolved around the Social Welfare System, Poverty and Diversity. Inequality has emerged as a central issue in the 2016 United States presidential election. As we end the Great Recession, the development of Occupy Wall Street, talks of the 99% versus the 1%, President Obama’s State of the Union address, suggest that inequality matters.
Homeownership rates are beginning to rise since the fall of the Big Five Automakers and Banking systems. However, the distribution of homeownership remains uneven along racial and ethnic lines. Using data from the 2010-2014 3Year Sample of the American Community Survey (ACS), reveal distinct patterns; the Asian-white homeownership gap is detailed by immigration, and spatial patterns
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No one expects that this control is directly linked to those with high incomes and better connections. However, if influence and financial status are so unequal that the wishes of the bottom 99% are ignored, then democracy is no longer possible. However, this is exactly what is happening in the United States today. If we look closely at recent events on Capitol Hill, our findings would suggest that political representation functions well for top 99%. But for the middle-class and the have-nots representation does not exist. The wealthier and more educated persons are more likely than the poor and undereducated to have well formulated and well-informed preferences for whom to vote. They are more apt to turn out to vote, to have direct contact with campaigns and even contribute funds to those …show more content…
Identifying other people 's ethnicity for them has always been a political tool for controlling, discriminating, and even getting rid of them. Individuals in the media, political and economic powers define ethnic groups as being more superior and others as being more inferior. These types comparisons have become lawful and restrict the fundamentals of human rights and privileges even bestowed by the Constitution of the United States. The same comparisons have been made in the media by using subtle persuasive language in movies and books by depicting “black” as bad and “white” as good. This portrayal continues today, by focusing on gang violence, thugs, and crime infested neighborhoods and low performing schools in the news and television programs. This negative condemnation has now spread to a new group: Mexican Americans, Arab Americans, and even Asian Americans. And since 9/11, the target has changed to Iranians, Afghans and Moslem Arabs as being cast into a lot of terrorists and villains from the news to the big

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