Monday, December 31, 2012

Inequality destroys

“The causes which destroyed the ancient republics were numerous; but in Rome, one principal cause was the vast inequality of fortunes.”
~Noah Webster

When you think about the significance of income inequality – one need only look to history. We know that income inequality leads to political instability and that leads to potential revolutions or implosions within government. There was a day when the Romans was the most powerful people in the world and they too thought that day would never end … but it did. The British thought the same. Ghengis Khan. Napoleon. The Ottoman Empire in the Middle East and the Romanov Dynasty in Russia.

They were all powerful until they weren’t. Income inequality is THE issue that we must address.

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