This Cartoon Explains How the Rich Got Rich and the Poor Got Poor

Something massive and important has happened in the United States over the past 50 years: Economic wealth has become increasingly concentrated among a small group of ultra-wealthy Americans. You can read lengthy books on this subject, like economist Thomas Piketty's recent best-seller, Capital in the Twenty-First Century (the book runs 696 pages and weighs in … Continue reading This Cartoon Explains How the Rich Got Rich and the Poor Got Poor