Calls to ‘abolish billionaires’ raise eyebrows, but they’ve been a long time coming

Alex Wong/Getty Images A New York Times editorial titled “Abolish Billionaires” introduced many readers to an increasingly strong rallying cry on the American left. Progressive politicians are calling for significantly increased taxes on the rich to counteract exceptionally high levels of wealth inequality in the US. While there may be eyebrow-raising rhetoric around these policies, […]

Medium, the blog site Jeff Bezos used to attack the Enquirer, won’t say whether the post violated its rules — but it says Bezos wont get paid a dime (AMZN)

REUTERS/Rick Wilking Medium isn’t commenting on whether or not Jeff Bezos violated its terms of service with his astonishing post on Thursday. The online publishing site also won’t say whether Bezos gave it a heads up before he published it. But Medium did confirm that, no matter how many people like his post, he won’t get […]