Wealth Inequality

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The wealth inequality video is good. So good. I’m glad it’s gone viral.

But are people shocked by it?

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The video asks us to wake up and see the reality. I think we see it. Our ongoing response to wealth inequality is what makes this video so sad. We seem to believe there are only two false choices: spend more taxpayer money or empower a deregulated market.

Is that it? More government or more corporations? We are still a country of oligarchs either way.

I wonder:

  • What do you think about wealth inequality?
  • Can you still “make it” in America?
  • Does it matter if the marketplace is fair as long as it’s free from hegemonic domination by the government?
  • Where do social issues come to play in wealth inequality?

You sit at the intersection of work, power, politics and money. What do you think about this video?

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