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Your Unpaid Internship Ate My Social Mobility

Your Unpaid Internship Ate My Social Mobility | Class in America | Scoop.it
The unpaid internship problem effects all but the most wealthy. The costs involved in an internship, for many of us, are simply too great.
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Are Creative Careers Now Reserved Exclusively For The Privileged? - Forbes

Are Creative Careers Now Reserved Exclusively For The Privileged? - Forbes | Class in America | Scoop.it
Photo credit: Wikipedia When it comes to landing your dream job, privilege makes all the difference.
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Income Inequality Causes Recession « The Transparency Extremist

I suspect that this isn't an original insight, but I think it is important. It is triggered by reflecting on the fact that the 1% pay 26% of the tax that the government collects. Governments rely on the 1% for over a quarter of their ...
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Changes in U.S. Income Inequality and Tax Rates » Sociological Images

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"...changes in income inequality in the U.S. since 1950"

"Between 1950 and 1980, the bottom 90% of income earners saw their incomes increase by 75% (a gain of $13,222), a rate higher than or comparable to the highest income groups. However, between 1980 and 2008, incomes of the bottom 90% has largely stagnated, while the incomes of the super rich have soared"

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6 Myths About Income Inequality in America

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Income inequality is a term that depicts the frustration between unequal distributions of income. I explain how these claims of income inequality are myths.
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Unpaid Internships: Career Killers?

Unpaid Internships: Career Killers? | Class in America | Scoop.it
Media internships can cause more harm that good, and are often exploitative.
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Opinion: Unpaid internships reinforce American inequality | USA TODAY College

Opinion: Unpaid internships reinforce American inequality | USA TODAY College | Class in America | Scoop.it
Unpaid internships give students from wealthy families a leg up on their peers.
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Student Loan Debt Statistics - American Student Assistance

General demographic information and statistics about student loans and student finances for undergraduates and graduate students.
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Income Inequality Sheds Its Taboo Status - New York Times

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Income Inequality Sheds Its Taboo StatusNew York TimesWASHINGTON — When Branko Milanovic, a World Bank economist, published “The Haves and the Have-Nots,” a study of global income inequality, last year, one of his most striking observations was the...
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New study details growth of income inequality across US - World Socialist Web Site

New study details growth of income inequality across US - World Socialist Web Site | Class in America | Scoop.it
World Socialist Web SiteNew study details growth of income inequality across USWorld Socialist Web SiteA new study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities details the explosive growth in income inequality throughout the United States over the...
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This publication sought to remove the “veil of ignorance” that exists over the United States population. Participants were asked what their estimates of actual income distribution and their idea of an ideal distribution looked like. Their responses were averaged and compared to actual income distribution.

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