“Many of us think we’re special because “this is America.” We think we’re immune to the same forces that started the Arab Spring—or the French and Russian revolutions, for that matter. I know you fellow .01%ers tend to dismiss this kind of argument; I’ve had many of you tell me to my face I’m completely bonkers. And yes, I know there are many of you who are convinced that because you saw a poor kid with an iPhone that one time, inequality is a fiction.“
This is a great long read from Nick Hanauer, self-proclaimed Zillionaire. He shares some honest insights as a member of the 1% on what we might be able to do to stop the slippery slope of inequality in our country.