The rich versus the rest of us

I just watched the documentary Park Avenue: Money, Power & the American Dream and I highly recommended it. It’s not really anything you didn’t know, but it’s a succinct and accurate and depressing and clear portrait of the incredibly scary and sad current state of the vast income inequality in this country. The movie really brought it all home – and socked it to me emotionally – when it concluded the union-busting we all know so well is at the heart of a lot of this disparity. I took a photo of the final frame for you. I’m sure you’ll find it shocking.



4 Responses to “The rich versus the rest of us”

  1. 1 Mary Lloyd February 26, 2014 at 1:56 am

    I wish I had seen that. Or maybe not. If you see that it will be rerun, let me know.

  2. 2 kateandgracie February 26, 2014 at 9:22 am

    I just watched it from Netflix.

  3. 3 Kristin February 27, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    I will def check it out.

  4. 4 kateandgracie February 28, 2014 at 9:24 am

    I should also amend my post. I did learn quite a few things, so maybe there’s some things in there that some of you didn’t know, either. Like David Koch’s doorman saying that DK is cheap. Ha!

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