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Nory Fussell: Bezos kisses

The U.S. government is printing money and handing it out like Hershey’s kisses. Obviously, this is not real wealth, backed up by anything of value — it is but an agreement.

We need to change our agreements regarding money. If Jeff Bezos “owns” roughly $140 billion and there are roughly 27 million people filing for unemployment, he could conceivably take only one-half of his stash, 1/2, 50%, and write a check in the amount of $2,600 to each of those unemployed. This is socially insane, immoral, and therefore almost certainly criminal (Does he work/labor even one-tenth or 10% as hard as his employees?).

If you spent $1 million per day, every day since Jesus walked on earth, you would still not have $1 billion. As you’re quarantined, think about this. Do you want to keep living with such agreements?

Can we rethink money, the wealth of “We the People,” the value of your labor and your agreements?

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