Ed McCaughan



Violence, Inequality, and the “Civilized” World

In today’s world system of global capitalism and nation-states, the poorest 20% of the world’s population consume less than 1.5% of the world’s goods and services. Statistically, if the world were reduced to a village of 100 people, six U.S. citizens would control 59% of the village’s wealth.

global issues, violence; inequality; colonization; economic inequality; terrorism — United States — September 11, 2001 attacks

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 28, No. 3 (2001): 39-40