The dramatic growth of inequalities is one of the main social issues of our times and one of the main features of the neo-liberal era. This essay aims at proving that such growth is structural and functional to the current phase of capitalism; it analyses the main trends of such process, focusing on the globalization of the social polarization within the Countries, and it examines the manifold causes at the roots of the growth of inequalities.
Inequalities. Globalization. Polarization. Social classes. Neo-liberalism.