Conservative blogger David Frum posted this graphic illustrating the rate at which workers' share of national income has steadily dropped:
Meanwhile, Felix Salmon posted this chart demonstrating the gains experienced by both finance institutions and domestic industries:
You might notice a huge asymmetry here. You might also notice that nobody seems to be willing or able to do anything about it. I can pretty much guarantee you that none of the candidates- from either end of the political spectrum - will address this issue in the upcoming election season. They'll talk about economic growth and job creation and housing, but they won't ask why it is that corporate earnings are up, yet American workers make less and less. Why is that?
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