write an essay on one "Are food and water, the basic needs for survival, available to every American equally? Come up with your own argument and write an essay concerning the societal impact of food in America. One of those sources is from class reading which I am attaching, and another must come from physical book, magazine or newspaper/journal not internet search. You must include a naysayer/opposing viewpoint while constructing your argument. Use MLA formatting, when using quotes in support of your thesis statement integrate them into your text. For each point you make in support of your thesis you will define your point in clear manner, provide a source to support and discuss how the example relates to your point. you must cite a minimum of four passages in MLA format to support your thesis. While your personal experience may come to bear on this essay this is not reflective piece. Therefore use of personal pronouns or personal statement are not permitted
Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date of Submission Are Food and Water, the Basic Needs for Survival, Available To Every American Equally? Food and water are basic needs that every human being needs to survive and thrive. In the United States, despite food and water being basic human needs, the constitution does not declare that one is entitled or has a right to them. In this case, every person has to work to produce a good or service in exchange for these items because of the value associated with them. In America food and water are still not equally availed to every American because of the inherent social and economic problems that exist (Fargo 345). For this reason, it is important to understand that food and water remains a challenge for many Americans to attain because of issues of minimum wage, prolonged unemployment, poverty, homelessness, and emergency food assistance that is evident in many cases. Unemployment is a reality in American and this has contributed to disparities in food and water problems. Given that unemployment rate in America is below 5% to about 4.9% in 2016, many feel that for America unemployment is low. However, these statistics indicate more than 7.9 million Americans do not have full time employment (Goldstein). Unemployment is one of the causes of food and water problems to many people in the American society. This is because when one endures prolonged unemployment, it also creates a shortage of economic and social resour...