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egalitarian

of, relating to, or upholding the doctrine of the equality of mankind and the desirability of political, social, and economic equality
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New Egalitarians argue that systemic inequality stems from deeply rooted social structures that do not rely on overt prejudice.
Significantly, Wilentz integrates the contributions of social history with the partisan politics of elites by blending inflection points when politicians (elites) wielded their political influence, enabling egalitarians (reformers) to successfully reduce inequality.
People who tend toward an elitist world view are more inclined to judge white male researchers as more credible, while people who ascribe to egalitarian beliefs are the opposite: theyre more likely to judge women or people of colour as more credible researchers.
Whether the top 1 percent of earners bring in 12 percent or 20 percent of total income, egalitarians will point out, that's still a hugely disproportionate amount of wealth.
Egalitarians can respond by suggesting that many have the intuition that we ought to confer the benefit on B even if A and B are equally deserving in absolute terms.
The late Marxist philosophy Gerry Cohen himself noted that "if standard leftist objections to inequality of resources are taken quite literally, then the fact that it is sheer luck that these (relatively) good eyes are mine should deprive me of special privileges in them" and he remarked, sardonically, that this consequence of egalitarianism tends to inspire in our erstwhile egalitarians a certain lack of confidence in their position
Individuals who try hard and still do not succeed achieve victim status, a status that, among the egalitarians, is akin to sainthood.
The main task of this body is to apply the equality clause of the Charter with radical egalitarian devotion.
A novelist such as Eliza Haywood, who wrote over sixty novels across various genres, articulating many viewpoints from egalitarian to sexist, resists being solely defined as a matriach who always preaches the superiority of women.
On the other hand, earning more money than others by choosing to work more hours than they do is fine--and so, luck egalitarians argue, the extra money shouldn't be taxed.
8) It suggests that egalitarians search, as Cohen put it, for an equalisandum, a thing whose equal distribution secures nonsubordination.
In it, he considers what egalitarians should aim to equalize.