It’s a demographic problem. You could cite HBD.
Traceable by national IQ.
Being tied to economic prosperity. Civic participation. Prosociality.
On the abstract plane, it’s a social problem. Politicians give the proles what they want, disproportionate to their current contributions. They’re being treated as more important than they are, based on their historical value (prior to mechanization and the rise of IT).
The middle class are signalling to suppress the strivers from overtaking their own 1-2 kids.
The childless ones are signalling because a dumpy middle class blogger hashtagging about refugees like the modern fainting couch gets more social cred than a 12 hour a day factory worker. Which one gives back to the country?
The upper class abandoned noblesse oblige and the upper class by occupation prefer obscurity to the vagaries of fame. The lumpenprole expect gadgets made well and cheaply and will force the Government to regulate the manufacturers into oblivion in this quest.
A basic wage, guaranteed
bribe income would come in, if there existed the funds.
No, producers are taxed to the hilt, as is.
It comes down to a basic fact: people are not the same.
The high IQ deserve 100% of the fruit to their labour, as does the low IQ.
By comparison, one has more, but only because one provided more.
Inequality is a natural law.