Social media capitalism and its robber barons, influencers and content creators

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If the social media capitalists with their makeup endorsement deals and even original product lines for example are any indication, freedom truly does bring prosperity. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images
If the social media capitalists with their makeup endorsement deals and even original product lines for example are any indication, freedom truly does bring prosperity. Picture: iStock/Gallo Images

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The modern day could aptly be defined as the information age; its leading stars the social media sites.

In this age, the accumulation of wealth by individuals has been made much easier and the spectre of “inequality” that is assumed as a given by the many on the left as well as governments, dominates any economic discussion. I will attempt to analogise the complexity that makes up the modern economic structure and its problems using what I will call “social media capitalists”.

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