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Conflict Theory Definition

Conflict Theory Definition

Conflict theory refers to the state of constant conflict which is created by competition for limited resources. It was originally coined by Karl Marx and states that order can only be achieved by authoritarian power instead of voluntary co-operation and conformity.

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San Francisco’s Homeless Crisis

The homeless rate in San Francisco reached over 9,700 people in 2019. That is an increase of 30 percent in two years. Such a large upsurge now brings the city’s homeless to among the highest in the USA.

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Andrew Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ Doesn’t Add Up

Universal Basic Income: Andrew Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend’ Doesn’t Add Up Even under Yang’s optimistic and implausible estimates, he still falls short of the $3 trillion needed.   The answer to fund the Freedom Dividend, will invariably be either greater government spending, or higher taxes. Presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, is running on a proposed Universal Basic Income (UBI). Or …

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