to ensure fair business practices and Standard Oil took advantage of that. Standard Oil possessed business power that it used to compel railroads to offer discounted shipping rates. The company used its economic power to change society in terms of competition. Standard Oil 's competitors could not compete on an equal platform.
fictional worker). The new party expanded and included every type of extremist. They stood on the motto of “reform vs. revolution” and focused mainly on the labor union’s, “this included the concepts of revolution by education and of ‘building the new society within the shell of it’s old.’ In 1912 they had elected two members of Congress and more than seventy mayors. The most members it every attained at this time was 100,000 and even had a presidential candidate, Eugene Debs, who received almost a million
Occupy Wall Street exposed the controversy of income inequality to the forefront of American society, public, and politics, as the issue was being widely neglected in favor of social as well as racial diversity and inequality. These issues only illustrate one dimension of the multilayered diversity in America, the social aspect. While social diversity is an integral component to the foundation of American society today, the issues of income and wealth diversity is also paramount. Income inequality and