How do you think wealth is divided in the US?
It turns out most Americans are wrong about our rates of poverty and wealth – even when we know the system is skewed unfairly.
This video by Politizane breaks down what you need to know about just how disturbingly unequal the United States class system really is. Even if you think that rich folks “work hard for their money,” you’ll be shocked at the difference between the wealth of the top 1% and the rest of us.
This should be more than enough to show why we need a change in this country – does it change your point of view?
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- Income vs. Wealth: How Privilege Is Passed Down from Generation to Generation
- How Wealthy Corporations Get Welfare You’d Never Receive as an Everyday American