Bezos-Musk wealth dance shows the folly of worrying about ‘inequality’

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Two of the world’s richest men's 15 year long quarrel escalates. Picture: Getty and Gallo images)
Two of the world’s richest men's 15 year long quarrel escalates. Picture: Getty and Gallo images)

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Less well-known, however, was that a short while later, Musk again fell below Bezos. Musk is now worth “only” $176.2 billion (R2.7 trillion), compared with Bezos’ $182.1 billion. There exists a gulf of inequality between these two individuals: about $5.9 billion! Where is the outrage?

All politically conscious South Africans must by now be aware of the so-called triple challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment, a talking point often regurgitated by politicians.

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