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originally posted by: TKDRL
a reply to: eXia7
If you are lucky, it pays off. I forget the exact stat, but a majority of businesses fail. All said and done, I lost ~500,000 when the real estate bubble imploded in the tristate area.
Perhaps its time we look at the 99% as the problem.
originally posted by: American-philosopher
a reply to: TechUnique
SO let me ask you then what would be your solution? do we need a new economic model? and if so what would that be??
originally posted by: DanteMustDie
a reply to: SubTruth
Everything is a rich mans game. If you ask me, the only way out is to stop playing. Use the all mighty dollar against them; stop shopping.
originally posted by: christophoros
a reply to: STTesc
Lol they don't call it the 1% for nothing and the statistics show the poor populace is growing so isby that stagnation?
originally posted by: STTesc
You know you could be rich too, that's kinda what Capitalism provides. An opportunity, not a guarantee.
originally posted by: thepitpony
a reply to: TechUnique
The inequality between the rich and poor will continue as those with wealth are linked with those in power. Those with less cannot to afford to react against this inequality as they need income to pay for food, bills, mortgages etc. Even losing a days pay to attend a demonstration can have a major effect on a person's ability to support themselves (for example, there was a strike at my place of employment over a pittance of a pay rise offer, those who took part in this industrial action was less than 5% of the work force.)
It is a sad statement of our times that some of us cannot support our fellow work mates when it comes down to choosing the option of affording to have the basic necessities to live on outweighs our right for demonstrating for our need to a decent salary. You may say that I am part of the problem as I haven't stood by my convictions and stood on the picket lines with my fellow employees, and you would be right and I am ashamed and wished I could have done so but what can you do when the powers that be have fear of the unions (in the UK) and will not react to something that has no effect on their lives or income?
How effective is getting a job in helping people leave poverty?
Entering employment is widely thought to be the most effective route out of poverty, a view supported by a range of research. But does getting a job always lead to people leaving poverty?
originally posted by: AlaskanDad
Tax the rich...
...they won't go hungry!