You Think You Know It's Bad, But It's Actually Worse

Abby Zimet

An excellent, appalling, anonymous video on wealth inequality in America, where the top 1% of the population have 40% of the wealth and the bottom 80% have 7%. It's gone viral, probably because so many are hurting and angry and visuals are so much more arresting than news stories on the sequester.

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