One can argue about why this is happening. Some say it's the result of a decline in workers' bargaining power as labor unions have weakened, while others blame the rise of offshoring and outsourcing. But despite the best efforts of some commentators, there's really no serious debate about the overall realignment of income in our age: The already super-rich have vastly increased their share of the pie--at the expense of everyone else. Off-the-charts income gains for super-rich - Yahoo! News Go to the link and see the chart. It's disgusting. I can't believe Americans haven't risen up in revolt already.