Why are the Rich So Rich, while Everyone Else Struggles?

May 10, 2013

Ordinary working Americans don’t seem to have as much of a chance anymore at striking it rich.  Over the past three decades, income disparity between the wealthy and middle class has exploded.  That makes it much harder for average people to pursue the American dream and nearly impossible for the poor.  Upward mobility in the United States is lagging far behind upward mobility in other industrialized countries.  If you’re feeling it, it’s not your imagination.  Click here to learn more and watch this fascinating documentary which is part of the “Why Poverty?” series: “Park Avenue: money, power and the American Dream”

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