News & Civics | July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
While the Occupy Wall Street protests have died down, income inequality, the issue that sparked the movement in the first place, still remains a problem. In 2012, more than half of the income in America went to the top 10% of wage earners.
Civics in the Community | May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Americans are instilled with the idea that if you work hard enough, you can move up the social ladder, but is this still true today? Last week, students around the nation discussed income inequality in our #DoNowIncome post.
Civics in the Community | May 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Do you think money plays a large role in politics? Last week, students discussed how much an individual could donate to political campaigns in our #DoNowCampaign post. We asked students, Is money a corrupting influence on politics, or merely an expression of free speech? Should there be limits on how much individuals and organizations can give to political candidates? Who will benefit the most or be hurt from new rules that do not limit how much money a person can give to candidates?