Money is Power; The consequences of economic inequality

This is my second post in a series of blog posts about income inequality. This post (again, an essay written for a thesis that never materialized) discusses why income inequality matters, from both a political and economic perspective. You can read the first post in the series here.

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Light and Shadow

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My favorite times of day are twilight and nighttime. During twilight, the sky’s colors are overwhelmingly beautiful. We often take photos of twilight, and I always find it funny. When we look back at those photos, they all seem to be very similar if not the same. When we took the photo, though, we were in awe. It seems that twilight is able to amaze us every day it comes, as if it’s new and fresh, and few photographs (especially those taken by a phone) are able to completely capture its grandeur.

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Cities I Love: Washington

I remember a story my brother told me about when he visited Salt Lake City with some friends of his from Idaho Falls (he grew up with me here, but was living in Idaho at the time). His friends hadn’t strayed far from Idaho Falls for most of their lives, so when they visited Salt Lake City, they declared it the greatest city in the world. My brother couldn’t help but smirk.

I hate to disparage the city where I grew up, but I outright laughed when he told me this story.

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