Love this: x The day after the debate, Elizabeth Warren bought a full page ad in Sheldon AdelsonÃ¢ÂÂs newspaper saying Sheldon Adelson will pay $2.3 billion the first year of her wealth tax. I think thatÃ¢ÂÂs called chutzpah. pic.twitter.com/dV7O3G8MJuÃ¢ÂÂ Jon Ralston (@RalstonReports) February 20, 2020
Thomas Piketty’s new book, emphasizes the role of ideology in preserving and challenging capitalism even as “multigenerational wealth transfers, combined with high rates of return on capital, will inexorably create an uberrich capital class.” George Eaton’s article in New Statesman has some useful and current observations.
Get it? Because all Jews hoard money! And they’re “brutal killers” who are “not nice people at all.” x TrumpÃ¢ÂÂs constant references to wealth and money whenever he talks to Jewish groups is abundantly unsubtle anti-Semitism.https://t.co/YWW5xXhC83— Jeff Yang (@originalspin) December 8, 2019 < p class=”is-empty-p”>
and one can see it in Nick Kristof’s New York Times column today. Allow me to offer a framing, if I may, before getting to the column. And this will NOT be about limiting the influence of excessive wealth upon our political processes. That is