This chart has been going around lately, and basically sums up a tenet of the "Know Your Class War" philosophy:
A rising tide doesn't lift all boats--some boats just get washed away.
We've been told that benefits of growth would trickle down, but they do so less and less. Reminder: the best kind of profit-sharing if employees were really seen as partners in any business would be compensation for services rendered that contributed to the overall success of the enterprise. But workers are viewed as expenses. You know, except in banking and stuff like that.