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TED Talks: Season 2013

2013x167 Chrystia Freeland: The rise of the new global super-rich
TV-PG

  • 2013-09-05T06:00:00+02:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Technology is advancing in leaps and bounds — and so is economic inequality, says writer Chrystia Freeland. In an impassioned talk, she charts the rise of a new class of plutocrats (those who are extremely powerful because they are extremely wealthy), and suggests that globalization and new technology are actually fueling, rather than closing, the global income gap. Freeland lays out three problems with plutocracy … and one glimmer of hope.

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