By the government regulations, which limits the freedom of the labor force from forming independent labor unions that can help them advocate for their rights whenever they are exploited by their employers, thus rendering the working class incapable of earning better wages, as well as improving their conditions of working (Marx n. This has caused the social classes to continuously engage in conflicts, with the employers, who occupy the top levels of the social hierarchy devising strategies of ensuring to keep the working class below them through offering them meager wages while maintaining long working hours, while the working class is left to struggling on how to earn higher wages and good working conditions (Tabbs, 157). This is the class conflict that Marx envisioned will subsist even in the modern society.Further, Marx’s work on class was an envisioning of Ross’ work on sweatshops, considering that it predicted the future of exploitation of the working class by the employers, through the assertion that class conflict was a historical occurrence that was meant to proceed all the way into the future (Marx n. Extreme labor abuse coupled, with poverty stricken individuals working for long hours and earning meager pay, is what defines the situation of those working in the sweatshops, and worse still, children are not spared the wrath of child labor, to help boost the earnings of their parents, which cannot possibly suffice for their basic needs (Ross, 10). Thus, the conflict between the upper class of the society and the lower classes will not end in the foreseeable future, considering that the oppressed classes will reach a point at which they have to strife through any means possible to fight the inequality, which is being perpetrated by the most developed and rich nations through irregular working hours and overtaxing of the meager wages, whose earning is characterized by terrible strains (Ross, 13).The challenge of multiculturalism, tolerance and accommodation of the immigrants in the Diaspora, who moves to other countries to seek for work, is a reality that many minority groups have to contend with, in the foreign countries they have emigrated to (Tambiah, 164). The immigrants in the Diaspora have to live a double standard life, which is a fusion of their homeland’s culture, and that of the new countries where they are living. The Palestinian refugees have suffered cultural, religious, ethnic and linguistic seclusions in different
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