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The Trouble with Billionaires

The concentrated economic power of billionaires is examined, in how it reverberates throughout society, threatening our quality of life and democracy, and in how our perceptions of large fortunes, often falsely seen as evidence of great talent or accomplishment, ignore how most of this wealth is not due to an increase in talent or effort at the top, and how that falsehood helps legitimize both greed and government policy changes that favour super-rich elites.