With the rise of self-sufficient capital’s ability, today’s firms are becoming more efficient and productive while the average worker is not seeing these gains. In this transitory period, laborers are being displaced, while productivity continues to increase. This article discusses the dirty side of the digital revolution and how it has negatively impacted workers.
The Citizens United Ruling fuels income inequality and stagnating wages in America because corporations have more influence in politics than voters. When corporations have more power, they focus on profit maximization and returns to investors, silencing the voices of the people in need of higher wages. To create a positive change for the middle and lower classes of America, the Citizens United Ruling could be removed, but there would need to be more changes to quickly support those facing financial distress. Discover a new rule that could foster an economic system where not only the elite enjoy the prosperity of America’s large, growing economy.