n The Power Elite, Mills made explicit his belief that the American doctrine of balances of power is an ideal showing less vigor today than was true in the past. According to Mills, there is a power elite in modern societies, an elite who command the resources of vast bureaucratic organizations that have come to dominate industrial societies.
What are views of the presidential candidates on the distribution of wealth in the US today? What does Clinton & Trump think of bank regulation, CEO paycheck increases, corporate welfare (especially in the case of Trump, who said he is \”smart\” for not paying taxes)? Student loan debt? (Pick one topic and summarize each of their views, include source, and your thoughts.) Be sure to respond to your classmates thoughts as well!
Here are some interesting links to check out as well:
Wealth Inequality in America: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPKKQnijnsM