What’s wrong with the economy in two graphs

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OK this is US data, but the US is very like the UK in this respect:

Corporate profits just hit another all-time high.

Image: St. Louis Fed

Corporate profits as a percent of the economy are near a record all-time high. With the exception of a brief happy period in 2007 (just before the crash), profits are higher than they've been since the 1950s. And they are VASTLY higher than they've been for most of the intervening half-century.

Image: St. Louis Fed

Source: here

The evidence is unambiguous. We're not all in this together. Far from it. The current world is very good for the wealthiest and dire for the rest.

I worry, I really worry, about how long this can go on without major social breakdown. I just can't see how that is possible.