Defenders of the economic status quo in America continue to assert that economic inequality (1) doesn’t exist, (2) isn’t as bad as you think, or (3) is actually good for everybody. That’s despite empirical evidence that the gap between the rich and the middle class is wide and growing and that the trend is hollowing out the middle class, as well as sociological findings of its corrosive effect on society and politics.

Read more at: America’s explosion of income inequality, in one amazing animated chart – LA Times

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