Corporate profits are up. They are up a lot. This is both a problem and an opportunity. It is also a reflection on its unique position within the current economic climate. No other part of the economy as much a rosy picture as corporate executives and shareholders. The government is broke. Too high a percentage of consumers are either broke or not far from broke. This is not a fair balance.
The questions that will be covered in the following posts are 'How did this disparity happen?' and "What are the changes needing to be made so that the economy rises as whole while corporations are still making profits?'.