This is about 17 minutes long. It is a lecture by Richard Wilkinson regarding income inequality and how it effects overall quality of life. You’ll be smarter for having watched it. I encourage you to watch and discuss.
Obama should just use this as a campaign poster for 2012. It’s kind of hard to argue with results. Note: All incomes grew, even the highest, when a Democrat is president. From Princeton Professor Larry M. Bartel and Slate.com: