Don't waste a minute! Go here and read Celebrating Inequality, by George Packer, of the New Yorker. I guess Krugman is on vacation, so the Times has been filling in with other leftist types, but Krugman's been writing pretty much the same editorial for months. Packer gives us something new.
You don't often get a lot of enthusiasm from me, which might imply an admission that somebody else is significantly smarter or more inspired or more connected than I am, but I'm not just implying here — I'm admitting. It's brilliant. Read it.
All three links go to the same article, but that's just my enthusiasm. The column is no less than extraordinary.