Tonight at 8pm EST on GRITtv we go beyond the numbers and look at why wealth matters. The gap is growing but why and how can we fight back? The War On Greed takes a stab at closing the buyout industry’s tax loophole, which has earned the likes of Henry Kravis millions of dollars. Is it the American way or is there another way? Find out why American capitalism is out of control and if there’s a way to redistribute wealth in the 21st century.
In the meantime, here’s a primer on why the rich get richer, from Larry Loophole, Brave New Films, and The War On Greed.