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Is below sentence gramatically correct:

Injustice and misinformation are rising everywhere.

Or should I use 'is' instead of 'are'. Why?

  • It depends on if you treat the two things as a unit or not. (Where is my mortar and pestle versus where are my shoes and socks.) Most likely these are two separate things. However, it might sound better if you started the sentence with both so that the meaning is clear. – Jason Bassford Nov 23 '18 at 9:02
  • By the way, the sentence is simple, not compound. – user307254 Nov 23 '18 at 9:17
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When you have the word "and" look at it as you would "+". so injustice + misinformation = 2

the verb should be the plural are

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