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Who Should Make the Most Money?

Dorothea Lange, Migratory workers harvesting peas near Nipomo, California, 1937, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the New York Public Library.

As long as we have an economic system in place that allows for people to be remunerated at vastly disparate levels for different kinds of work, the people who make the most money should be those who contribute the most to society, those who offer society more than they take away from it.

Just like our economic system is a social construct that has been created by humans rather than being some kind of natural…

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Riad Kherdeen

Riad Kherdeen

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PhD Candidate at UC Berkeley. Your source for original, critical, thought-provoking content about art, history, culture, and politics.