A graph from Credit Suisse/Forbes reveals that 0.7% of people on the planet own 46% of the world's wealth. That tiny percentage controls $128.7 trillion and they've done a good job convincing the 70% who own less than $10,000 that rich people deserve tax cuts.
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Oops the proletariat did it again. View this post on Instagram Communion goes beyond walls 🌹🌹🌹 A post shared by Britney Spears (@britneyspears) on Mar 23, 2020 at 12:42pm PDT Britney’s bluntly communistic instagram post is not her own original material; rather, it’s a quote and image she stole from writer/artist Mimi Zhu, creator of […]
Watch this immediately.@CBSThisMorning’s @tonydokoupil using an epic pie analogy to show how the plutes own everything. pic.twitter.com/p4AShY04rA — Anand Giridharadas (@AnandWrites) January 31, 2020 I knew the ultra rich own almost all the wealth, but this video really drives the point home in a powerful way. I was shocked all over again.
When things start getting crazy globally, rich people start looking for backup plans. Bloomberg looks at the uptick in people with enough wealth to secure a second passport, or even multiple passports.
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The last few weeks have given us all a lot to think about. As we watched stores close, Costco lines snake through parking lots and items like hand sanitizer and toilet paper disappear everywhere like they were Lady Gaga tickets, there’s one significant takeaway it’s safe to say we all can agree on. We should […]
Whether it was Bach or Chopin, Ray Charles or Jerry Lee Lewis, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, Alicia Keys or Norah Jones, there was someone whose mastery on the piano made you think, wow, I wish I knew how to do that. It’s a singular, almost timeless skill — and if you love music, there’s no […]