Elon Gated: Billionaires and Their Toys.

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Published Apr 28, 2022, 4:01 AM

The second installment of topical cream peers into the petty world of the billionaire class and the purchase of Twitter by racist enabler and inventor of nothing Elon Musk.


Good Jobs First: Los Angeles Times Stirs Debate: Elon Musk’s Use of Subsidies at Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity

The New York Times: Judge reduces $137 million penalty against Tesla over factory racism.

Time: How Elon Musk Built His Fortune—And Became the Richest Private Citizen in the World

The Wrap: Elon Musk Dragged Hard After Saying He’s a ‘Socialist’ – and Marx Was a Capitalist

The New York Times: Elon Musk details his plan to pay for a $46.5 billion takeover of Twitter.

Insider: Elon Musk ruthlessly cleaned house of any Tesla workers who disagreed or got in his way, a new book says

Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality: 20 Facts About U.S. Inequality that Everyone Should Know

Economic Policy Institute: CEO pay has skyrocketed 1,322% since 1978

Public Citizen: Citizens United 10 Years Later: 25 Ultrarich People Have Spent $1.4 Billion on Elections

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