In this segment of Mintcast, journalist and author Alan MacLeod discusses how COVID-19 became a boon for the ultra-wealthy and allowed America’s billionaires to accrue more wealth in just three weeks of lockdown than they made in total prior to 1980.
Increasingly, journalists at establishment publications come from and represent the one percent that they claim to be holding to account.
Many of the world’s super wealthy are trying to wait out the COVID-19 pandemic on their luxury yachts. But how to get to them without interacting with the public and catching the virus themselves? Such are the difficult quandaries only billionaires have to deal with. Fortunately, financial news outlet Bloomberg has solved the big question of the