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Social Ramifications of Economic-Driven Political Decisions

Are political decisions driven by economic considerations in the United States and in other countries? What are the sociological ramifications of this?

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Political decisions within the United States and in many other countries are definitely driven and strongly influenced by economic considerations. One of the primary reasons that political decisions are driven by economic considerations, is due to the fact that many individuals within the US government such as Senators must support legislation that would be to the benefit of their constituents, as well as the individuals that finance their campaigns. This is also true of the government officials of many other democratic nations around the world. Due to the fact that many of the constituents of US senators ...