Local organizations are offering a free March 7 screening of “Inequality for All,” a documentary that features formerÂ U. S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, inÂ honor of International Womenâ€™s Day 2014.
Reich’sÂ award-winning documentary focuses on the widening income gap in America, a press release said.
The screening is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m., Friday, March 7, in the City Room (A-111) of Roane State Community College at 702 Briarcliff Ave. It’s sponsored byÂ Womenâ€™s Interfaith Dialogue, the League of Women Voters, Altrusa International, and the Sisterhood of the Jewish Congregation, all of Oak Ridge.
The release said Reich uses humor and a wide array of facts to explain how income inequality and the shrinking middle class affect everyone and have implications for the future of democracy, the economy, and the nation. The film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, winning the Special Jury Prize. It was recently released in theaters nationwide and has now been made available for educational screenings. [Read more…]