SOUR GRAPES?

Published April 12, 2021 by Nan Mykel

BACK (LEFT TO RIGHT): KATE WANG, SERGIO STEVANATO, ELON MUSK, JEFF BEZOS, KIM KARDASHIAN WEST, TYLER PERRY, SUSANNE KLATTEN. FRONT: DAVID VÉLEZ, WHITNEY WOLFE HERD, JACK MA. ILLUSTRATION BY NEIL JAMIESON FOR FORBES.
WEALTH SURGE
A NEW BILLIONAIRE WAS MINTED EVERY 17 HOURS ON AVERAGE OVER THE PAST YEAR.

SOUR GRAPES?

Maybe. But…

86% of all billionaires are richer than a year ago. Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest person for the fourth year running, worth $177 billion, up $64 billion from a year ago as a result of surging Amazon shares.

How much money are we talking about, anyway?
A million is 1000 thousands, a billion is 1000 millions

Oh.

Is something wrong with these pictures? More wrong than sour grapes, I mean.

4 comments on “SOUR GRAPES?

  • Whoever is being forced to buy things from Amazon, please raise your hand? Is system being rigged to benefit those enriching themselves off of speculation? You bet… lol Those forced to read articles, watch programs about the rich and famous or people paid to be on “reality” shows, please raise their hands too?

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