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Mark Zuckerberg's plea for the billionaire class is deeply anti-democratic | Kate Aronoff

9 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

In his defense against Bernie Sanders' call to abolish billionaires, Mark Zuckerberg makes claims that are elitist and wrong Hitting back against presidential candidate Bernie Sanders's assertion that billionaires should not exist - and his calls to tax their wealth at much higher rates - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, worth $70bn, took to Fox News to defend his beleaguered class. Billionaires, he argued, should not exist in a “cosmic sense,” but in reality most of them are simply “people who do really good things and kind of help a lot of other people. And you get well compensated for...
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