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Billionaire Jeff Bezos gestures at a picture of a rocket. Image: NASA Kennedy/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Jeff Bezos' short odyssey cost an estimated $2.5 million per minute. Armando Alejo Hernandez's journey may have cost him much more.
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Bill Gates. Photo: Red Maxwell/Flickr
Linda McQuaig | Claims by billionaires like Bill Gates about capitalism heroically lifting humankind out of poverty turn out to be easily debunked. Imagine if that news got out.
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David J. Climenhaga | The story of billionaire flight from Alberta persists in Conservative circles. Luckily, it turns out Rona Ambrose, leader of the Opposition, is in a position to set the record straight!
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Linda McQuaig | Trump's surprise election has alerted us to the depth of dissatisfaction with the status quo. But will Trump and his crowd get to define and shape that anti-status quo sentiment?
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Hennessy's Index | The number of billionaires in the world in 2014 reached 2,325 -- a 7 per cent increase since last year and it represents an all-time record high. They control nearly 4 per cent of the world's wealth.
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Occupy Wall St. Photo: Rob Sheridan/Flickr
Gerry Caplan | If the 1 per cent are still winning the brutal class war, the 99 per cent are not yet surrendering. Portents of hope are everywhere.
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Jim Stanford | In honour of the Occupy protesters and their noble cause (demanding more attention to the 99 per cent, instead of the 1 per cent), let's peruse together the sordid details of Canada's ultra-rich.