wealth inequality The Present The end of the middle class: Why prosperity is failing in America Sky-high rent, second jobs, and wealth-worshipping 1% TV shows—journalist Alissa Quart explains how the American dream became a dystopia, and why it's so hard for middle-class Americans to get by. ▸ 6 min — with Alissa Quart The Present Who are the most offended by unfairness? Rich people. As if. Hard Science AI Can See America’s Wealth Inequality From Space Just by looking at satellite images, AI can predict your income bracket, and tell us what wealth and poverty look like from space.