billionaires

Ocasio-Cortez: We don't want billionaires' money, 'as much as we want your power'

Ocasio-Cortez: We don't want billionaires' money, 'as much as we want your power'

New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explained the democratic socialist case against billionaires during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event Monday, saying that it's more about
Ocasio-Cortez Tells Billionaires: The People Don't Want Your Money; They Want Your Power

Ocasio-Cortez Tells Billionaires: The People Don't Want Your Money; They Want Your Power

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Monday delivered a message to billionaires, stating that the people want their "power" — not their money.
Trump Seeks ‘Hundreds of Billions’ for U.S.: Davos Update

Trump Seeks ‘Hundreds of Billions’ for U.S.: Davos Update

The world’s rich and powerful are in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s 50th annual meeting, and the gathering will be closely watched to see how the global elite aims to tackle issues
Davos by the Numbers: From Climate Change to Billionaires

Davos by the Numbers: From Climate Change to Billionaires

Greta Thunberg’s call to the World Economic Forum in 2019 that it’s time to panic about climate change might be finally starting to hit home as attendees show more alarm at the teenage activist’s
The Story of the 'Most Gruesome' Mistake of Warren Buffett's Career
The Story of the 'Most Gruesome' Mistake of Warren Buffett's Career
The Trump and Thunberg Show: Davos Diary

The Trump and Thunberg Show: Davos Diary

Hello from Davos, Europe’s highest town and the location for the gathering of billionaires, politicians, bankers, academics and executives that is the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Get up to speed with what’s moving markets.
Trump to Mingle With Elites in Davos as Impeachment Trial Opens

Trump to Mingle With Elites in Davos as Impeachment Trial Opens

Donald Trump is heading back to Davos, poised to hail his economic record as vindication of an “America First” agenda to the world’s elite while lawmakers back home weigh his impeachment.
I Tried to Buy a WeWork Cofounder’s $21 Million House

I Tried to Buy a WeWork Cofounder’s $21 Million House

Turns out the “Open House” is only open to those who are already filthy rich.
Banker Builds Investment Firm by Hammering Putin’s Economic Rule

Banker Builds Investment Firm by Hammering Putin’s Economic Rule

Prominent financiers in Russia typically avoid criticizing President Vladimir Putin’s economic policies.
Warren-Sanders Peace Pact Faces Test at Tonight’s Crucial Debate

Warren-Sanders Peace Pact Faces Test at Tonight’s Crucial Debate

The longstanding nonaggression pact between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders will be under strain at the seventh Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night after recent reports that Sanders has
Cory Booker Drops Out of Democratic Presidential Race

Cory Booker Drops Out of Democratic Presidential Race

Cory Booker announced Monday that he is ending his presidential campaign.
The Billionaire Grifter’s Threat to Democracy

The Billionaire Grifter’s Threat to Democracy

Remember how 2018 was the year of the grifter? We were inundated with juicy stories of amazing con artists, from Anna Delvey’s rich girl scam to Elizabeth Holmes’s other rich girl scam. The summer of
Why Won't Jeff Bezos Send Dick Picks to Help Save the Koalas?

Why Won't Jeff Bezos Send Dick Picks to Help Save the Koalas?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been making headlines lately after giving $690,000 (1 million in Australian dollars) to help Australia recover after devastating bushfires burned 26.4 million acres—and
For Social Experiment, Japanese Billionaire Gives $9 Million to People On Twitter

For Social Experiment, Japanese Billionaire Gives $9 Million to People On Twitter

Yusaku Maezawa wants to know if giving $9,000 to 1,000 people will make them happier
For Social Experiment, Japanese Billionaire Gives $9 Million to People On Twitter

For Social Experiment, Japanese Billionaire Gives $9 Million to People On Twitter

Yusaku Maezawa wants to know if giving $9,000 to 1,000 people will make them happier

Bizarre Fortunes Flourish as World’s Richest Gain $1.2 Trillion

The leveraging of a giant social-media presence, a catchy tune about a family of sharks and a burgeoning collection of junkyards are just a few of the curious ways that helped make 2019 a fertile year
AOC Slams Buttigieg for Being 'Funded by Billionaires' but Accepted Funds from Billionaire Tom Steyer

AOC Slams Buttigieg for Being 'Funded by Billionaires' but Accepted Funds from Billionaire Tom Steyer

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) accepted a significant donation in August 2018 from billionaire and 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer.