The Rule of the Uber-Rich Means Tyranny or Revolution

This is why they hate a guy like Trump, he come with no price tag and can’t be bought.

Rigged Game

It is essential to understand the pathologies of the uber-rich. They have seized total political power.

By Chris Hedges and cross-posted from TruthDig

At the age of 10 I was sent as a scholarship student to a boarding school for the uber-rich in Massachusetts. I lived among the wealthiest Americans for the next eight years. I listened to their prejudices and saw their cloying sense of entitlement. They insisted they were privileged and wealthy because they were smarter and more talented. They had a sneering disdain for those ranked below them in material and social status, even the merely rich. Most of the uber-rich lacked the capacity for empathy and compassion. They formed elite cliques that hazed, bullied and taunted any nonconformist who defied or did not fit into their self-adulatory universe.

It was impossible to build a friendship with most of the sons of the uber-rich. Friendship for them…

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