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Development: What Is Economic Inequality? LEARNING RESOURCE

Activists from around the country converge on the financial district in downtown New York City for a week of planned demonstrations around Wall Street to protest corporate greed during the height of a deep recession.

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Grade Level Grades 9-12, Higher Education


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In this resource from World101, students will learn how severe disparities in wealth and income can harm individuals, countries, and the global economy.

World101 is a free collection of multimedia resources on the fundamentals of international relations and foreign policy. Designed to help your students understand the essential issues, forces, and actors that shape global affairs, World101 aims to support teachers with its videos, charts, essays, and timelines that can easily be added to any part of your lesson plan.

CFR Education is an initiative within the Council on Foreign Relations that aims to make complex foreign policy and international issues accessible for middle, high school, and college students through its educational products: World101, Model Diplomacy, and Convene the Council.


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