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What do you know about wealth disparity?

Test your knowledge to find out!

Quiz: Who Owns America?

Answer Guide: Who Owns America?

Quiz: The Global Gap

Answer Guide: The Global Gap

Videos to Watch 

Page tells you what wealth disparity is all about. We've also provided annotated transcripts of each video.

Video 1: What Is Wealth?

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Video 2: The Wealth Gap

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Video 3: Why You Should Mind the Gap!

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Video 4: The Income Gap

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Fact Sheets

Learn how our Catholic faith views wealth disparity and economic inequity:

Catholic Social Teaching and the Wealth Gap

Do you really know how huge the wealth gap is? The numbers and facts are startling. Take a look!

Fact Sheet: Wealth Gap 101

Disparities are even more extreme when you factor in race and ethnicity. Learn 10 shocking facts about the color of wealth:

The Racial and Ethnic Wealth Gap

You can challenge negative stereotypes, racism, and classism. Here are some useful tools:

Being Mindful of the Gap

What do taxes have to do with the wealth gap?

Taxes and Wealth 

Clear up the tax jargon!

Glossary of Tax Terms

Learn about how inequality is reflected in our food system:

The Food System and the Wealth Gap

 So how did we get to this point? 

The Role of Credit and Debt

Still more background:

Decline of Labor

Other Sources of Information

Learn more about food systems with this list of recommended videos and articles:

The Food System and the Wealth Gap

Data-centric overview and analysis of wealth distribution in 2011 and the effects of the Great Recession:

State of Working America’s Wealth 2011

Website featuring fantastic graphs and interactive charts on inequality and economy:

State of Working America

11 charts about problems we face:

It’s the Inequality, Stupid

This book provides an excellent historical overview for the policies and events that have enabled and perpetuated today’s wealth gap:

Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington made the Rich Richer- and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class

This book makes a powerful case that inequality impacts more than just individuals’ wallets:

The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger