Poll: If you could abolish income inequality, or poverty, but not both, which one would you choose?

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December 8, 2013. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Economics, Politics, Polls.

5 Comments

  1. blacksheep replied:

    I would not vote for either one because equal income would make poverty for every one and i have voted to get myself out of poverty many times but it does not work.

  2. jackbenimble replied:

    Scenario #1 only makes sense if everybody is living in poverty. (Sounds like a Cuban style progressive utopia).

    If everybody has equal income and there is still poverty then it follows that everybody is enjoy equal poverty.

  3. Jay Latman replied:

    Both questions are stupid. You cannot abolish either one by the government fiat. It can only be done by the free market.

  4. Dan replied:

    You left out choice 3…..neither, because as long as humans are human we will have both poverty and inequality. They are two sides to the same coin.

  5. AWC replied:

    #1 is Communism. #2 is Pure Capitalism. I would vote for #2.

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