Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett own more wealth than the poorest half of the US

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett own more wealth than the poorest half of the US:

The three wealthiest people in the United States – Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett – own more wealth than the entire bottom half of the American population combined, a total of 160 million people.

The three business moguls have a total wealth of $248.5bn (£189bn), while America’s top 25 billionaires together hold $1tn in wealth – about the same amount as 56pc of the US population combined.

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1 thought on “Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett own more wealth than the poorest half of the US

  1. He raised the alarm many years ago when he accused the head of the CIA, in a public hearing, that the CIA were responsible for distributing drugs in USA.
    Since then he produced an enlightening film called COLLAPSE in which he explained how the link to oil, fiat money and the unsustainable increase in consumerism are intertwined, and will end.
    His foresight is prophetic, and I thought, in view of the way things have shaped up, it is interesting to look back at how obvious it all is.
    He committed suicide at a friend’s ranch in 2014.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwysfmKNNkQ

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