These graphs all come from the Guardian this morning.
They explain populism, even though there are flaws in the Gini coefficient methodology which tends to understate inequality as a result.
This is the easiest graph to comprehend:
Does the injustice of the need elaboration?
In case it does this is the resulting change in the Gini coefficient, which seeks to measure inequality in a society:
Thatcher engineered a massive redistribution in the UK. And it has become deeply embedded. Blair did not change it.
And the result is we are one of the most unequal societies in Europe:
Is it any surprise that people are angry?
But let me say with absolute certainty, Brexit is not the answer.
A Green New Deal would be.