While it wasn't always the case, America is now the most economically polarized country in the world. What are the implications of this concentration of wealth for politics, business and society?
Hear a discussion on the wealthiest Americans and what their economic power means for the rest of Americans.
Matthew Miller, reporter for Forbes Magazine
James Galbraith, professor of government at the University of Texas
Edward Wolff, professor of economics at New York University
Lisa Keister, associate professor of sociology at Ohio State University
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor for The Atlantic Monthly.
This program aired on September 28, 2004.