The Urban Inquirer
A blog produced by students at Queens College, CUNY

The United States is the most unequal of all western nations. Out of the top 20 most developed nations, the U.S. has the most extreme concentration of wealth. The richest 1% earns more than double what the majority makes. What causes economic inequality? I have the same question, and there are many different theories. The […]

Reflection 1: The Urban at 1st Glance The sirens blare in the background as I shoulder my way through the mob of people in times square. I observe the sauntering women laden with shopping bags while I pass by the endless street vendors and costumed figures. Rich perfumes mix in with the rank smells of […]