The Inequity of Inequality

The Australian Independent Media Network

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“We are experiencing a new form of government. Something approaching fascism. Well it’s certainly not Liberalism. That’s a word Abbott rarely uses.”

I have long been an admirer of Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton, from 1993 to 1997, who was named by Time Magazine as one of the ten most successful cabinet secretaries ever. He writes eloquently on the subject of inequality.

Inequality has been described as one of the two universal moral challenges of our times. The other being Climate Change.

Reich has produced a film on the subject. In it he makes a simple proposition.

What is a good society, and what role does the widening income gap play in the deterioration of America’s economic health? We are endeavouring for “INEQUALITY FOR ALL” to be a paradigm-shifting, eye-opening experience for the American public. We want to accurately show through a non-partisan perspective…

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