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Widening Gap Between the #SuperRich and Other Americans https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/10/30/the-widening-gap-between-the-super-rich-and-other-americans/ "economic inequality in the United States is on the rise."
The Widening Gap Between the Super-Rich and Other Americans
Forbes Billionaires - Full List Of The 500 Richest People In The World 2016 - Top10 from 2017

WARNING! This list is very likely outdated and incomplete. A lot of important super rich individuals, clans and families are probably missing or their wealth has changed since this release. But it still gives a nice overview of the state of capitalism[...]

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I wouldn't have expected a magazine as seemingly trivial as GQ to make such a claim. But if they get it, perhaps my doubts are misplaced. As Timothy Morton goes on about heaps and about how we affect things in small ways but not significant ways, perhaps the only real villain is the super rich enclave. Not the nazi bikers, the Trump trolls and the environmental activists flying once a month. We got rid of monarchies and self-appointed aristocracies, or toned them down, we can do the same with these self appointed elites.

"... there is no "free market" incentive to prevent disaster. An economic environment where a company is only considered viable if it's constantly expanding and increasing its production can't be expected to pump its own brakes over something as trivial as pending global catastrophe. Instead, market logic dictates that rather than take the financial hit that comes with cutting profits, it's more reasonable to find a way to make money off the boiling ocean. "

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