The American Dream is Statistically Dead
*For 2 generations in a row, 50% of people are earning less than what their parents earned during their careers.
*It's actually a distribution of wealth reason. Starting in the 80s, executives made 3 times as much as the 'backbone' employees in any particular company. Today, executives make 30 times that amount.
*One of the less obvious causes is inflation. While it's acknowledged that wages have stagnated, people forget that a stagnate wage loses value over time due to inflation. There are 2 causes. The 1st is easy - GREED. The 2nd cause is outsourcing employment overseas, so yeah - GREED.
*Since the 1980s, the wage gap between executive class and the worker class has increased.