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    In the article Americans Are Utterly Powerless, the former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich points out that the lack of meaningful choices is deteriorating American citizens’ basic rights, forcing them to be powerless in nearly all aspects. He argues that the fundamental goal of economy and society are supposed to be benefiting citizens. Instead, the system nowadays focuses on making the top more powerful. As a matter of fact, American citizens become hopeless for that they can account on no authorities

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    that have taken part in politics, economics, and world affairs; but no two speakers have given a more long term, permanent effect on this topic that Karl Marx and Robert B. Reich. Karl Marx, born in Germany in the 1800’s and is known as a worldwide literary genius and philosopher, has been studied by top scholars for years. Robert B. Reich is a more modern intellect on the idea of labor in the country coming from the United States governmental system in the 1950’s.

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    It's Time to Put an End to Child Labor People believe that child labor does not affect them, not realizing that the Persian rugs they put their feet on are made by suffering children in a dark, small room. They don’t realize the soccer balls that their children are kicking around outside are made by children themselves, who slave away for little or no pay at all. In 1999, ap-proximately 250 million children are employed or enslaved across the world for little or no money at all (Gay 23). Imagine

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    resembles closely to that of 1920s before the great fall. In the film “Inequality for All” we are told the story of the economic state of the United States from Robert Reich, a political economist and the former Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton. When watching this video we find ourselves asking three main questions, which Reich himself brings up in the beginning; what is happening, is it a real problem, and why - also keeping in mind the particulars of the United States as it is today

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    Robert Reich is an American pundit, author, economist, and professor who served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and was Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997 (wikipedia). The film “Inequality for All” offers a depiction of Reich’s economic beliefs and what he believes contributes to the widening economic inequality gap. Furthermore, Reich explores what effects this increasing gap has not only on the US economy, but also on American democracy

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    The documentary “Inequality for All” focusing on Robert Reich, a Berkeley professor, Harvard graduate, and previous Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, argues how the United States economy is struggling with the widening income gap; indeed, since the 1970’s, the income gap between the wealthy and middle class has continued to widen which has created many problems within this country. Reich explains that the top wealthiest 1% has more money than half of the United State’s population combined

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    “Inequality for All” that was released in 2013 unveils a looming problem in America which is presented by Robert Reich who is economist professor and author. The film goes over how the wage gap between the middle class and the elitist rich is getting wider with each day and he shows that most of the money goes straight to the top and sits there. The film gives some background of the life of Robert Reich showing his interactions as a professor with his students at the university of California Berkley. The

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    secretary under President Bill Clinton, Robert Reich. Reich presents economic information in such a complex way for everybody to understand and become engaged in the situation we are going through as a country. Reich was first introduced to Bill Clinton during a scholarship cruise in 1968. Reich became seasick on the cruise and Clinton was kind enough to bring Reich a cup of soup and that’s how it all began. After working under Clinton for several years, Reich became an economics professor in Berkley

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    In the documentary film "Inequality for All" Robert Reich (2013) clearly explains how this massive inequality in the distribution of wealth occurred and how it will affect the workers of his country. When the salaries become lower, a worker has to take on more debt. As college costs skyrocket, so there are few people to go to public universities, which ones are and should be free. The economy is not the only thing growing and the wealth gap, the richer are getting richer. At the same time, the economy

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    Robert Reich explained to us, "Income inequality is inevitable and is essence of capitalism, but when the gap became too much, then it became a problem to the society. Today, the United States has the most inequality distribution of income of all the developed nation, the richest 400 Americans had more wealth than the bottom 150 million people put together"2. First of all, income inequality exist everywhere, it is not a problem for itself. Because of the income inequality, poor people know the life

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