Adam Turville

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How The Rich View The Poor

More than four years have passed since the Occupy Wall Street movement divided the country into percentages, calling the 99 percent out against the 1 percent. A voice was raised from Zucotti Park in New York City demanding reform to close the ever-growing wealth gap in the United States. The discussion over rising inequality in the U.S. has captured headlines,

2018-10-23T20:38:02-05:00Tags: |

When it Comes to Income Inequality, Whose Wages Matter?

It seems there is constant discussion surrounding income inequality and what it means for the economy. In the U.S. the Gini coefficient, a measure of wealth distribution, has continually increased over the past several decades, signifying an ever-increasing disparity between the rich and the poor. In addition, we are still reeling from the recent global

2017-02-27T14:58:21-05:00

High Levels of Student Debt Affect Many Parts of Economy

One of the key ingredients to a growing economy is an educated and well-trained workforce. To this end, our society has invested heavily in higher education to continuously develop the knowledge and skills of the next generation. Students and their families, as the direct beneficiaries of an earned degree, are expected to pay for the

2017-01-21T13:56:05-05:00

How to Save Capitalism

A robust and relatively wealthy middle-class has long been a trademark of the United States. This is still the case, although in recent years we have seen the middle class, as well as the poorest of Americans, lose a portion of their share of the economic pie. A recent New York Times study shows that

2017-01-21T13:58:30-05:00

While People Are Here In The US, Why Not Teach Them To Be Owners?

The potential for a long-term job with competitive wages, cash bonuses, paid sick leave and an outstanding retirement plan is an attractive employment opportunity for any job seeker, especially in the wake of what has at times been called “the jobless recovery.” These are real benefits that are provided as part of an employee stock

2017-01-21T13:58:31-05:00

Can Congress and the President Get Along This Year?

Throughout history, countless wars have been sparked around the globe. The causes of wars range from relatively small disagreements, to more provocative moves, such as an invasion of another country. While many wars end only after one side achieves absolute victory, still other wars end in a compromise long before a clear victor becomes apparent.

2017-01-21T13:59:46-05:00

How Do We Think About Poverty?

Is it possible to eradicate poverty? The answer to this question seems to have become more and more optimistic over the past several decades. Major advances in technology, education, health care and business practices have led to reduced poverty rates around the world. Although victory is still a long way off, it seems that we have

2017-01-21T13:59:48-05:00