Even President Obama had to talk about it, saying income inequality is the “defining challenge of our time.” What he’s doing about it remains a big question. Have we come to the point where many Americans really care about the new wealth gap? AlterNet columnists and activists Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese are optimistic enough to see a real change happening. More Americans are understanding we can either have a plutocracy or a democracy, we can’t have both. And Flowers and Zeese argue electoral politics is not the solution, grassroots activism is. And it’s working.