Economic Inequality

Chile protests for greater economic equality

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Use this NewsHour story to learn about the protests taking place in Chile and why they are so historically significant. Continue reading

How the Deck is Stacked: Income Inequality in the U.S. – Lesson Plan

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According to research by the Pew Research Center, the American middle class is shrinking and the gap between high-income and low-income households is growing. This lesson plan will introduce students to the reality of income inequality in America. Continue reading

New Mexico Offers Case Study in Economic Inequalities

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The gap between America’s rich and poor is a core problem that both Senators John McCain and Barack Obama have discussed during the 2008 presidential…read more

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