This article from The Atlantic depresses me. I stole the title for this post from it, but here's the rest: "I'm Working Really Hard, but I'm Not Getting Ahead". As much as I want to believe you can work your way into another income bracket, it can be shown how difficult it can be to get there. The question we must ask is what must change and how?
Via Instapundit who apparently thinks of this article as indicative of "life in the era of hope & change".