Why you’ll never be a billionaire

We aspire to the heights of wealth and luxury, but a rigged system keeps them up there and us down here

Thomas Nast cartoon depicting Boss Tweed (Public Domain)
(Public Domain)
The Great Gatsby Curve showing the positive correlation between intergenerational social immobility and inequality. When the rungs of a ladder are farther apart, it’s harder to climb. (BoogaLougie / CC-BY-SA 3.0)

Journalist, socialist, activist. Founder and co-chair of DivestSPD. Bylines at SPLC, The Baffler, GEN. Follow on Twitter: @justwardoctrine, @DivestSPD

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