'Inequality for All' a rich portrait of middle class

Despite making a point most Americans already know, "Inequality" takes an unflinching look at the country's growing gap between the nation's wealthiest and the working class.
Scott Bowles
USA Today

Right down to its diminutive narrator, Inequality for All serves as a kind of An Inconvenient Truth-lite.

That's not bad company to keep. While not as revelatory as Al Gore's 2006 Oscar-winning documentary, Inequality (*** out of four; rated PG; opens Friday in select cities) makes a resounding case that the middle class is facing its own planetary crisis: becoming an endangered species.

At the heart of Inequality is Robert Reich, the author and professor who served as Secretary of Labor under the Clinton administration. Reich is a wondrous narrator who uses everything from his car (a Mini Cooper) to the rare genetic disorder that left him 4-foot-11 (multiple epiphyseal dysplasia) to make the point that he stands for the little man.

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