See film "Inequality for All"

SUBHEAD: Free screening February 28th,  marking the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty.

By Ray Catania on 17 February 2014 in Island Breath - 

Image above: Still image from film of homeless man in New York City.

Inequality For All
From Robert Reich, former US Secretary of Labor, comes an expose on the nation's widening economic gap.

Kapaa Public Library
1464 Kuhio Hwy
Kapaa, HI 96746

Friday, February 28, 2014 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

Ray Catania
Phone 808-634-2737 or 808-332-0952   

The event is presented by Raise the Wage Hawaii, and Pride @Work - Kauai Chapter

In this timely and entertaining documentary, noted economic policy expert Robert Reich takes on the enormous question of what has been happening to our economy.  In the wake of the financial crisis and the recent rise of the Occupy movement, the issue of income inequality has gained unprecedented public awareness.

Over the last thirty years, the US economy itself doubled: but these gains went to a very few: the top 1% of earners now take in more than 20% of all income--three times what they did in 1970.

While this level of inequality poses a serious risk to all Americans, regardless of income level, much of the rhetoric on this subject has been fueled by anger and resentment from a frustrated middle class who feel their birthright--the American Dream--has been taken away from them.

Enter our narrator and guide, Robert Reich - bestselling author, professor at Harvard and Berkeley, official in three administrations, including Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton.

His voice serves as the narrative thread of the film, providing a step-by-step explanation of where we are now, how we got here and where we are headed if we don't act soon.


Video above: Trailer for "Inequality for All". From (


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