GeekSpeak subject for Saturday 23rd April at noon SLT: Is extreme Inequality of Wealth dangerous?

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The battle between rich and poor will never end.  Why are we not rich?  What can we do about it?  Do we mind that there are rich people in the world?  Why do people hate the rich?

Billionaires are becoming more powerful all the time.  What happens if they take over all social media, all broadcasting, all military establishments? 

Politicians can be rich but, in democratic societies, they can be voted out.  Billionaires can’t be. 

Should the rich be forced to pay 100% tax when they die?  What would happen then?

Come to GeekSpeak on Saturday at noon SLT to discuss inequality and what to do about it.  Bring all your friends, rich and poor!

IM Vulcan Viper, who teaches a meditation class every Wednesday in the GeekSpeak auditorium, if you have ideas for new subjects.

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