It is certainly appropriate to look at the plight of the poor and working poor but to contrast that with the wealth of the 0.001 percent or even the wealth of the 1 percent is just a distraction.
The problem is not about how rich the rich are. The problem is how poor the poor are.
Would someone — preferably one of his friends, who really cares about him — please sit Mr Bezos down and teach him:
(1) how complex adaptive systems work,
(2) that he is a member of the same species the rest of us are … you know, like a single cell in a multicellular organism, and
Thank you so much for this article and for actually attaching it to our Lift driver app otherwise I might have missed it. I love our local Denver Lyft hub and all of the support team here know me by both my given name, Kathleen & nickname, MamaHops, when I walk in the door. I’m grateful that there are plans to make all of the hubs more driver…
As a lawyer I would love to represent her in Court against her employer who fired her for exercising her Constitutional right to express her political position outside of work on her own time. She didn’t stage it. It was spontaneous and sincere. Firing her is indefensible.
Um, no shit, lady. No one actually believes that 2016 is killing people. But many fantastic artists we’ve admired and loved have died this year and we are expressing grief over the loss, so save the condescending comments about us being superstitious and let us grieve, okay? Furthermore, if you’ve paid a wink of attention to people who’ve expressed…