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A billionaire makes a selfish case against inequality, and you should hear it

Internet billionaire Nick Hanauer says that he made his money off "a good intuition about what will happen in the future." But his crystal ball increasingly scares him: "So what do I see in our future today? I see pitchforks. Angry mobs with pitchforks."

"I am not making a moral argument that economic inequality is wrong," he continues in a Ted talk. "I'm making an argument that rising inequality is stupid."

Watch him try and convince his "fellow plutocrats and zillionaires" that "if we do not do something to fix the glaring economic inequities in our society, the pitchforks will come for us."


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