Inequality for All
The 90-minute documentary “Inequality for All” will be shown at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in Room 1001, Wiekamp Hall, Indiana University South Bend. Wiekamp Hall is located near 20th Street and Mishawaka Avenue.
There will be a live webcast at 6:30 p.m. featuring Robert Reich, former labor secretary in President Bill Clinton’s cabinet.
The documentary follows Reich as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has had an impact on the American economy. The film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and was recently released in theaters nationwide.
The event is free and open to the public.
Reich is a chancellor’s professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley and senior fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies. Time Magazine named him one of the 10 most effective cabinet secretaries of the 20th century. He has written 13 books, including the best sellers “Aftershock” and “The Work of Nations.” His latest, “Beyond Outrage,” is now out in paperback.
He is also a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine and chairman of Common Cause.
The screening is sponsored by the Franklin D. Schurz Library, School of Social Work, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, American Democracy Project and the Political Science Club.
Sociology and Anthropology and the American Democracy Project are units of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.