Sideways rain soaked our clothes, and wind threatened to send our unsturdy blue plastic tent smashing into the steps of the Capitol building. Why were dozens of housing advocates huddled around a gong in that nasty weather?
If economic fairness isn’t on the forefront of your mind, it will be after you watch former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich narrate Inequality for All. The documentary took guest blogger Haley Jo Lewis's breath away with its creative, dynamic data visualizations of income inequality, and its heart-wrenching portrayal of a working mom with $25 in her checking account. Read on for takeaways from the film -- and a few rays of hope.