Wealth Inequality: An Analysis

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As the great divide of wealth inequality continues to increase, capitalism surely can no longer be sustainable in and of itself, as money is extremely concentrated to a select few. With this paradigm the lower classes can’t and fail the liberty of being able to buy the products or services being produced. In the Marxist view, capitalism will eventually set the stage for a revolution since it promotes poverty, which is what Nick Hanauer (a self described 1%), in “Beware, Fellow Plutocrats, The Pitchforks Are Coming,” attempted to reiterate to his fellow comrades.

During his Ted Talk Hanauer states, “So what do I see in our future today, you ask? I see pitchforks, as in angry mobs with pitchforks, because while people like us plutocrats are
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