The Occupy Wall Street movement is just one example of the sudden outbreak of tension between America's super-rich and the "other 99 percent." Experts now say the US has entered a second Gilded Age, but one in which hedge fund managers have replaced oil barons -- and are killing the American dream.
Is this the start of a new "Gilded Age" read the complete articel in "der Spiegel" http://www.spiegel.de/international/spiegel/0,1518,793896,00.html
Has the USA become developed into a 'winner-take-all economy'? An economy in which only the fittest survive -- and the general public is left behind.
The question is: How long can the US withstand this internal tension?