How can we bridge the gulf between rich and poor within nations and between successfully developed and less developed economies?
I feel that this has been and on going problem in our society. I don't feel that there is a way that we can actually bridge the gap between the rich and poor, but there are things that the rich can do for the poor. The United States is notorious for trying to give aid to needy countries. We have organizations that send food and medical assistance to countries such as Ethiopia and Ecuador.
The problems aren't getting fixed and this is the bottom line. People will always live in poverty. Unless jobs are available and people have the support that is needed to provide an encouraging environment this problem will never get fixed. Programs such as the peace corp. provide temporary assistance to poor economies. I am not sure that there is a way that we can bridge the gap between the rich and poor. We struggle with that in America. We have homeless residents and actors who make $100,000.00 per appearance. Unless we as a whole society notice the issues of homelessness it will never change. There is no remedy.
A person needs to have a great support system to help guide them through life so that they can make responsible decisions and have the opportunity to find a good job or go to college. Many countries aren't able to provide a stable enough economy for the parents to even support their families. And the circle continues and the problems go on for generations.
What kinds of pressure should be put on developing nations to assure the development of their market economy and yet treat their workforce fairly?
I feel that since the United States offers so much aid throughout the world we should give assistance in developing better economies for other countries. I think there needs to be pressures on other governments to provide equally for the citizens. We have tried this in many Wars, in an attempt to... [continues]
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