Essay on The Rich Get Richer And The Poor Get Poorer

1484 Words Jan 29th, 2016 null Page
Is the popular saying “the rich get richer and the poor get poorer” really true? In the America, also known as the land of opportunity, there are infinite ways for a person to become successful. Here, you can come into this world into poverty and leave with riches and vise versa. In America, people of any status have the same opportunities to make it big and live a life that has been always been dreamt of. This is what we are forced to believe and convince ourselves in order to keep society in order. The rich do get richer and the poor do get poorer and it is causing problems in our country. As stated by Gawain Kripke, he believes that "no one credible will say this is good for the world or good for the economy" (Peck, “62 Richest People On Earth”). I’m of the same opinion regarding the quote because having the title of being “credible” means the person who has achieved a high position for themselves and is well educated can analyze and research the flaws of this uneven income distribution with many evidences to support them. Anyone can see that the poor, underrepresented, working class are large ignored, leaving many of those people stuck below the poverty line as the wealth gaps between the rich and poor expand.
As time goes by the wealth gap in America is increasingly growing to benefit the rich and hurt the poor. But why is this happening? Individuals who live with a lot of wealth tend to possess a greater number of investment opportunities that allow them to further…

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