“The divide between the top 1 percent and the remainder of the country cannot and will not persist. Such divides have historically been resolved in one of three ways: taxes, wars, or revolution.”
Paul Tudor Jones
The key issue facing our nation is the economic divide between the super rich and everyone else. It dwarfs all other issues we face, except global warming due to humans burning fossil fuels. Obscene wealth allows the 1% to control our political process. Because of this, we are losing our democracy.
If this is not resolved peaceably through the political process, it will be resolved violently, note the Russian revolution, the American revolution, the French revolution.
Some billionaires are concerned about all this. I urge you to read a NYT article, “Billionaires to the Barricades”: