>>586609 >Why is America so proud of their social mobility? Historically, it has had a very high degree of social mobility throughout its history. Only recently has it begun to fall behind. >And why is it so inferior to almost all other civilized countries? Because it's based on early 19th century knowledge of the economy that isn't really feasible anymore. Globalization meant the slow down of American internal markets, as less money and jobs go to "American" companies and more goes overseas to markets in Asia and South America.
Wages have stagnated precisely because of this reason.
>>586855 Because they're full of shit. In fact, high taxes used to fuel social programs resulting in people with bad luck getting a fair chance means you can start building a society on meritocratic principles where people who are the best at something will be rewarded for hard work and dedication. > But I can't make a lot of money in a place with high taxes Sounds to me you're shit at making money desu. You'll have to suffer trough a happy life instead.
>>586609 Elasticity does not directly equate to low social mobility. Social mobility is measured by opportunity not outcome.
While it is true that there is no opportunity then elasticity cannot be low...
If there is opportunity then elasticity can end up either high or low depending on other factors besides social mobility.
I am not brushed up on policies in eurocuckistan, but in the land of the free parents are allowed to pass their values on to their children, it is not mandated that children attend federal indoctrination centers, yet. So in America we have families that can ensure their children develop a strong work ethic and are happy and successful, while those families that lack these values are allowed to maintain their unique culture in ghettos and trailer parks. There is nothing preventing people from adopting the values of the upper-middle class, they just choose not to, as is their right, they should not be pressured to do so just so they can provide more taxes for the state and no one should be forced to support their lifestyle. This is called freedom and it is a good thing.
>>587055 >There is nothing preventing people from adopting the values of the upper-middle class, they just choose not to, as is their right, they should not be pressured to do so just so they can provide more taxes for the state and no one should be forced to support their lifestyle. This is called freedom and it is a good thing.
Is that a joke Mr Bourdieu ?
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