Are the .01% Capitalists?

The super-rich might not be so outraged by accusations that they haven’t earned their money fairly if they didn’t know it was true. . .

Many of today’s super-rich, particularly in the financial sector, have achieved their wealth in ways that are fundamentally anti-capitalist. As a consequence, people are justifiably wondering whether we have an economy that operates on the principles of capitalism or of oligarchy. . .

Are the rich and successful the creators of wealth and jobs for all of us, or are they the predators and moochers (Ayn Rand’s term in Atlas Shrugged), the reverse Robin Hoods who succeed by finding ways to redistribute wealth upwards?

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2 thoughts on “Are the .01% Capitalists?

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