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A Look at Wealth Distribution

November 14, 2013

Published on Nov 20, 2012, this video as been viewed nearly 12 million times. It shows up on my Facebook feed every month or so which makes me think that a lot of these views have happened through sharing. It shows infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers pointing out that reality is often not what we think it is. The video uses information from:
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2…
http://danariely.com/2010/09/30/wealt…
http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2011…
http://money.cnn.com/2012/04/19/news/…

This video inspired the following look at the global distribution of wealth:

Published on Apr 3, 2013, this video is closing in on 400,000 and shows how the richest 300 people in the world are more wealthy than the poorest 3 billion combined, and every year rich countries take over 10 times more money from poor countries than they give in aid. Find out more at the website of the advocacy group that produced this video: http://www.therules.org Reference material used in the video can be found: http://www.therules.org/inequality-vi…
and http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opin…

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  1. November 14, 2013 10:45 am

    Reblogged this on whisper down the write alley.

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