Final_Exam - If one accepts the premise of Francis Fukuyama...

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If one accepts the premise of Francis Fukuyama and Hegel that economic and social liberalism have dueled and defeated all other competing ideologies, then there are obvious limitations for working people in 21 st century society. While the prosperity of America has been unparalleled since WWII, the income is spread unevenly. The inequality since the post-war period becomes obvious when one realizes that real income for the bottom quintile of workers has decreased since ’78 and the Gini Coefficient has risen (Cowie 5 Nov 2008). The importance of the working class cannot be underestimated in a national election, as according to Michael Zweig, 62% of the American population belongs to the working class. Rationally, it may appear that if a politician has a message tailored to this particular group he can easily win a national election. However the working class is more complicated then a block of economically disadvantaged individuals, as there are historical and sociological reasons that explain
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