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But at the same time, markets involve people in new roles and relationships, which can feel just as mandatory and unequal.
The problem comes in when unequal economic power extorts emotional work.
This has produced an unearthing of the unequal and unfair policing of African Americans rampant across this nation.From the Levant to Ferguson to Baltimore, The Most Violent Summer in Years|Gene Robinson|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The soul of the nation is at stake as long as America maintains vicious rule over separate and unequal legal systems.
They are separate and unequal arrangements, even more so now because the federal government does not recognize them.Former GOP State Chairman: New Jersey and Gay Marriage Belong Together|Tom Wilson|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She smelled him of drink, felt the unequal pull of his swaying grasp on the back of her rocking-chair.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence
The hand of Death is said to be unjust or unequal, as Virgil was considerably older than Tibullus, at his decease.Fugitive Pieces|George Gordon Noel Byron
And at last you give up the unequal struggle and try to make the best of it.The Gay Adventure|Richard Bird
The tubes are adnate, their mouths large, unequal; lemon-yellow.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
But the most common and durable source of factions has been the various and unequal distribution of property.The Federalist Papers|Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison
1530s, "unjust, unfair," from un- (1) "not" + equal (adj.). Meaning "not the same in amount, size, quality, etc." is recorded from 1560s (inequal in this sense is from late 14c.). Sense of "inadequate, insufficient" (to some task) is attested from 1690s.