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Watch John Oliver Brilliantly Destroy the Myth of Economic Mobility in America | mic.com

In just 15 minutes, John Oliver perfectly summed up the utter absurdity of America’s attitude toward income inequality.

The clip from Sunday’s episode rips apart the myth that hard work is the solution to cutting down the wealth gap, and instead echoes what economists and CEOs alike know to be true: Inequality is a massive problem. Oliver argues that nobody wants to fix it because we foolishly believe we, too, will someday be part of the 1%.

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