How Income Inequality Threatens Democracy
Keywords:inequality, liberal democracy, neoliberalism, market economy, liberalism
The article discusses income inequality and unregulated neoliberal markets as internal threats to democracy. Based on a profound understanding of liberal democracies, the assumption that economic and political liberalism are one and the same and the latter does not need any protection against the former lead to a situation where political liberalism is being hurt, challenged and its very existence is threatened by unchecked economic liberalism. The biggest internal - direct and indirect - threats towards democracy are stemming from unchecked unregulated neoliberalism.
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