# 14.5 Government policies to reduce income inequality  (Page 10/21)

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Why is there reluctance on the part of some in the United States to redistribute income so that greater equality can be achieved?

Many view the redistribution of income to achieve greater equality as taking away from the rich to pay the poor, or as a “zero sum” game. By taking taxes from one group of people and redistributing them to another, the tax system is robbing some of the American Dream.

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define law of demand and draw demand curve
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nonduduzo
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what is normative economics
In normative economics we try to understand whether a mechanism is desirable or not.
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Mark
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Alamin
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Alamin
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Abdullahi
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Alam
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abubakar
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Alam
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Alam
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Wani
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Wani
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Zaiveisho
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