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Very High End Inequality

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As perhaps a coda to all the inequality talk later, it’s interesting to look at the new Forbes 400 list and contemplate the extreme disparity between the very richest people in the country:

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The Gates/Buffett gap is big and the Buffett/Ellison gap positively enormous. It’s a reminder that I should go read Dayo Olopade’s article on the Gates Foundation. I wonder what would happen if Gates & Buffett decided to intervene in U.S. domestic politics in a really heavy-handed way.

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