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How do self-made billionaires self-make their billions?

Previously, we posted that there are about 1,800 billionaires in the world and that about 2/3s of them are self-made … not just born lucky. 513 more words


How many billionaires are there? How many are self-made?

With all of the vitriol now being cast at rich people, and with all of the broad-brush policy proposals to redistribute their wealth … you’re probably guessing a pretty big number, right? 247 more words

Wealth & Riches

Pope wraps Ecuador leg of South America trip after calling for new ecological, economic order

Fox News

QUITO, Ecuador –  Pope Francis wraps up the first leg of a three-nation South American pilgrimage Wednesday after issuing an impassioned call for a new economic and ecological world order where the goods of the Earth are shared by everyone, not just exploited by the rich. 104 more words


The Real Problem with Inequality

Lots of people who talk about economic inequality will often list reasons why inequality is bad. Inequality causes crime. Inequality causes bad health outcomes. Inequality could lead to a revolution. 387 more words


Wealth Can't Be Redistributed If It Doesn't Exist!

The simple concept that production comes before consumption must not be as simple to understand as I think. Since before the tech bubble popped in 2000, our Government and the Federal Reserve have tried to spend, and electronically print, our way to prosperity. 685 more words

Econ. 101

If Keynesianism is the wave of the future(and we can’t do anything about it), would Voluntary Donation be the best solution?


Many Americans oppose Keynesianism(I do too), but if we’re going to have it anyway… how could it be made to work best? Even something deeply flawed has varying levels of functionality. 1,400 more words