In the documentary the one percent by jamie johnson, he discusses the growing wealth gap between the wealthy elite compared to the rest of the united states citizens. The first of two films by jamie johnson, heir to the johnson & johnson pharmaceutical fortune, captures the rituals, worries and social customs of the current generation of trumps, vanderbilts. The one percent is a 2006 film by wise and good films that was produced by jamie johnson, who is the heir tothe great johnson & johnson corporation the film follows jamie as he eagerly examines the members of the 1%, which is a reference to the wealthiest families in america, who make up a little more than one percent ofthe us population.
In keeping with my ongoing drift to the left side of economic issues, i recently watched jamie johnson's documentary the one percent the title refers to the small number of people who control about 40 percent of the country's wealth. The 1% percent (2006) -- how the wealth gap is viewed in the eyes of jamie johnson (heir to the johnson & johnson pharmaceutical fortune) anthropology (youtubecom) submitted 4 years ago by meta_guy. Storyline the one percent is a 2006 documentary about the growing wealth gap between america's wealthy elite and the citizenry on the wholeit was created by jamie johnson, an heir to the johnson & johnson fortune, and produced by jamie johnson and nick kurzon.
The consensus from the advisors is that every year the family fortune tenfold and they continue to become richer and richer jamie seems to be upsetting his father with the making of this documentary and the advisors seem hesitant to talk about money and wealth on camera. The bulk of the world's remaining wealth was owned by the rest of the richest fifth, while the other 80 percent shared just 55 percent of the pot, equaling an average wealth of $3,851 per adult. Jamie johnson, an heir to the pharmaceutical fortune that bears his family's name, has made a career out of retailing his wealth guilt, and so far the results have been anything but shameful. The one percent, refers to the tiny percentage of americans who control nearly half the wealth of the us johnson's thesis is that this wealth in the hands of so few people is a danger to our very way of life. The film was created by jamie johnson, the heir to one of america's most affluent families being born with a silver spoon, jamie never really had anything to worry about in life- from private schools to private jets, equestrian clubs and charitable dinner parties.
In this hard-hitting, but humorous documentary jamie johnson exploring the riches he began documenting born rich-a little further a percentage refers to the tiny percentage of americans, which. In 2006, johnson's second film, the one percent, premiered at the tribeca film festival the documentary examines the system that allows a growing wealth gap in america , focusing on the one per cent of americans who control 40 per cent of the country's wealth. An analysis of the representation of social classes and wealth in jamie johnson's documentary the one percent essay by vcvillarreal17 , college, undergraduate , a+ , may 2008 download word file , 4 pages download word file , 4 pages 00 0 votes.
Johnson's documentary offers a rarefied view of the scandalously secretive world of the one percent, a small segment of the us population that owns roughly 40% of the country's wealth through a series of interviews with high-profile figures like bill gates sr, us secretary of labor robert reich and economist milton friedman, johnson. The one percent is a 2006 documentary about the growing wealth gap between the wealthy elite compared to the overall citizenry in the united states it was created by jamie johnson, an heir to the johnson & johnson fortune, and produced by jamie johnson and nick kurzon.
Father of jamie johnson when he was his son's age he too did a documentary about wealth and poverty differences during the documentary, he dislikes how his son is doing this documentary and chooses not to talk about social class. Though studded with fascinating tidbits, jamie johnson's follow-up to born rich never quite coalesces docu's ostensible subject — the widening gap between rich (the fabled 1%) and. Jamie johnson, an heir to the johnson & johnson fortune and a budding filmmaker, convinced 10 of his fellow trust-funders to talk on camera about growing up in the lap of luxury. Jamie johnson: i was reading a lot about inequality in america and the growing wealth gap and looking around, i was seeing my own family's wealth increase and the vastly wealthy families around.