Play of the Day: American Optimism Feeds Our Income Inequality

By Mauro Whiteman

July 14, 2014

John Oliver — and most people — recognizes that America has a problem with inequality. But America's defining characteristic is her optimism, and Americans love to believe that despite the overwhelmingly and increasingly slim chances of success they might just get rich if they work hard.

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By Mauro Whiteman

July 14, 2014

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