Talking about income inequality, even if you’re not on the Forbes 400 list, can make us feel uncomfortable. It feels less positive, less optimistic, to talk about how the pie is sliced than to think about how to make the pie bigger.’ ~ Chrystia Freeland
We have for a long time addressed the phenomenon of plutocracy in terms of greed, politics, and other moral platforms.
Perhaps it’s time to address it in terms of facts.
How does plutocracy arise? What does it signify? What does it say about the world that gives rise to it?
All these questions and more are examined by writer Chrystia Freeland in a carefully crafted, sobering TED Talk about plutocracy, globalization, and the technology revolution.