Tom, Stu & You Podcast

Episode #39 - Breaking Apart Billionaires

November 11, 2020

Well, well, well, would you look at that? We’re talking about Capitalism again, but this time we’re looking at billionaires. Billionaires are the poster boys for Capitalism, and so much of what we are talking about in this episode is directly critical of the capitalist system in which the concept of billionaires is merely a symptom. 


Key Message: Take time to reconsider why it is we believe success equals enormous wealth. 


Some of the things we’re talking about in this episode:

  • What does a billion even look like?
  • Fun facts about billionaires
  • How do you become a billionaire?
  • What are the problems they represent for society?
  • Let’s tax the rich!
  • How do the rich avoid paying taxes?
  • Who defends the concept of billionaires and why?
  • How do we fix it?


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