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Who's Making Money




It's not you, relatively speaking, unless you're managing a hedge fund.

New data show that even the CEOs in the S&P 500 are getting squeezed out of the ranks of the richest to make way for the folks for whom "work" is nothing but shuffling money.

With our current income disparity it's hard to pretend we're not in a de facto oligarchy. Can we please somehow more closely align monetary compensation with the social value of someone's work?

Yeah, we're sure there's some hard-nosed economic analysis demonstrating why we can't, but we defy you to argue it wouldn't make for a more inspiring world if the grade school teachers were making millions and the hedge fund managers did it just 'cause they were passionate about the work itself.

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Prager used the discussion to make the point that people are allowed to use anti-Jewish slurs but cannot use the N-word because "the Left" controls American culture.

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