The Washington Post reports that U.S. executives are making more than ever, further increasing the pay gap between the country’s top and bottom earners. According to the story, executive pay at top companies has quadrupled since 1970.
Mark Halperin: The bigger problem is the stagnation of wages at the lower level. Upper income is a problem, but not one that will be controlled. Bill Clinton says what you earn depends on what you can learn, and I think since the ’70s, we had weak education, weak job training, weak sense of how you empower yourself as an individual in our new economy, and we are not catching up.