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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x150 Nick Hanauer: Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming
TV-PG

  • 2014-08-12T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Nick Hanauer is a rich guy, an unrepentant capitalist — and he has something to say to his fellow plutocrats: Wake up! Growing inequality is about to push our societies into conditions resembling pre-revolutionary France. Hear his argument about why a dramatic increase in minimum wage could grow the middle class, deliver economic prosperity ... and prevent a revolution.

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