"To discover to the world something which deeply concerns it, and of which it was previously ignorant; to prove to it that it had been mistaken on some vital point of temporal or spiritual interest, is as important a service as a human being can render to his fellow creatures..."
John Stuart Mill, "On Liberty"
The level of economic inequality in America today exceeds every other Western nation. This is ironic when one realizes that it was the rise of the middle class that built post war America. So what has happened in three generations, in just sixty years, that has so stratified the nation, that makes Wall Street look like Versailles in the age of Louis the 14th, and in 2008 almost drove the economy off the cliff?Esteemed Canadian journalist Linda McQuaig takes us to theBillionaires' Ball: Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality