Inequality as Farce

The use of humor to attract attention is well-understood. But it is rare to see that attention, once grasped, used to advance understanding. Here John Oliver uses comedy to write an essay that quickly and effectively portrays the extent and danger of inequality, while lampooning the common American illiteracy about the rigidity in the social hierarchy of their own country.

http://digg.com/video/john-oliver-explains-the-state-of-income-inequality-in-america

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