Here is a link to an article in The Atlantic about the change in income distributions over time. Cliff Notes version is that the rich are getting richer and everyone else is treading water at best.
I think the phenomenon is both real and important, though I think the explanation is more complex than has been generally discussed.
Since I’ve recently been accused of being a mouthpiece for Fox, I thought it fair to put out there another central issue of our time, which so far is only being addressed seriously by one party. Not the same one that Fox supports.