Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #Billionaires

Most recents (17)

According to @RayDalio #principles video, war is coming, after "printing money and credit". This is a gold video. however in the previous orders there were no cryptocurrencies, which could alter the overall vision of the cycle. 1/4
@RayDalio In fact, even if the government produces more #money the people who invest in this asset ensure that there is less #FIAT money circulating. This means that even if there should be a #war, to avoid an excessive devaluation of the #dollar, 2/4
@RayDalio there could be an immense capital entering the #crypto world. All this would open the doors to a new elite of people, the "new rich". And this has been noticed by several #millionaires and #billionaires, investing a small portion of their #portfolio in this new #asset 3/4
Read 5 tweets
Auch in Deutschland 🇩🇪haben #Superreiche häufig geringere Steuerbelastungen als die oberen Mittelschichten.
Ein Thread ⬇️ (1/15)
@propublica #Billionaires #Milliardäre #TaxLeak
capital.de/wirtschaft-pol…
Grund:
Sehr hohe Unternehmens- & Vermögenseinkommen unterliegen kaum noch der progressiven #Einkommensteuer.
Die #Vermögensteuer wurde abgeschafft, die Kapitaleinkommensteuern reduziert und bei den Vermögensteuern ist D ein #Niedrigsteuerland (2/15)
Die größeren & großen Familienunternehmen lassen ihre Gewinne zumeist im Unternehmen oder in der Holding stehen.
Darauf zahlen sie Unternehmensteuern, zumeist 15-25% effektiv, je nach Steuergestaltungen oder Gewinne aus dem Ausland (3/15)
steuermythen.de/mythen/mythos-…
Read 15 tweets
@propublica 1. @JeffBezos also gets tax breaks from local/state govts to encourage him to locate #Amazon's facilities in their states. Since he doesn't pay a #LivingWage, the #USTaxPayers subside his employees w/#FoodStamps & w/other assistance programs! This example:
newrepublic.com/article/146540…
@propublica @JeffBezos 2. @elonmusk's goal has been "to get unimaginably rich by maximally gaming the govt’s largesse." Last yr he tweeted against govt aid for individuals but he was fine w/#Tesla getting $ from the #CovidBailOut. Then there's his #Starlink. In 2020 he got @FCC
newrepublic.com/article/160500…
@propublica @JeffBezos @elonmusk @FCC 3. grants of about $885.5M to use satellites to help those who don't have access to broadband. Does he have to pay back a gov't grant? If not he'll be making more money off the #TaxPayer. There is a $500 initial....
cnet.com/home/internet/…
Read 5 tweets
Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 05/30/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/05/30/dai…
Solar Storms Are Back, Threatening Power Grids and Satellites

bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

#SolarStorms #PowerGrids #satellites #consequences
As Covid dissipates in the U.S., cold and flu viruses may return with a vengeance

statnews.com/2021/05/27/as-…

#COVID19 #colds #flu #CaseCounts #estimates
Read 10 tweets
From #AzimPremji to #MukeshAmbani – India's richest men and where they donate

By @SanchDash
💸 India has the third largest number of #billionaires in the world.

💸 The rich have also been spending in CSR activities and philanthropy.

💸 Here’s a look at India’s richest people and the sectors they donated in, as per the Hurun India Wealth Report 2020.

@HurunReportInd
👉 Azim Premji

@Wipro founder's contribution to philanthropy is not unknown. Premji is the top donor in education and environmental sustainability giving away ₹7,867 crore and ₹35 crore respectively.

@HurunReportInd
Read 9 tweets
The fortunes of India’s 100 #billionaires increased by ~Rs 13 lakh crore ($17.8 bn) between March 18 and December 31, 2020, enough to give 138 million of the poorest Indians Rs 94,045 each, says a recently released @OxfamIndia report #inequality
oxfamindia.org/press-release/…
The wealth of Indian #billionaires was at $422.9 billion in July 2020, which increased by 35% between April and July 2020, during the #COVIDLockdown #inequality
pwc.ch/en/publication…
The wealth of Indian #billionaires increased 90% between 2009 and 2020. India ranks 8th among 9 countries analysed on increases in billionaire wealth btwn 2009 & 2020, after China, France, Canada, Germany, the US & the UK, Brazil
pwc.ch/en/publication…
Read 10 tweets
Top U.S stocks making #investors very #rich
Despite #Bitcoin having touched a new milestone on #Christmas day by hitting a new all-time high of $24,600 with yearly gains of about 236%, it still lags behind a handful of listed #American stocks in terms of yearly returns
The leader of the pack remains #Chinese car company, #Nio, often tagged the Chinese #Tesla. Nio has outperformed by 11-fold gain this year alone, pushing the #car company’s market value past car giants like American based #GeneralMotors
Read 9 tweets
Steve Hilton gets it
... The #Democracts Norms: "from deplorable to despicable, 4yrs on non-stop hate, they want #Americans they dismiss & demean to rollover & pay homage to the new regime, No"

Real power 'when you change the way people think'
#Thatcher, #Reagan, #Trump -ism
... Triumph of #Trumpism
#American's want #Trump 2nd term on the success of the 1st on its substance & on its results, one of most successful in history: issues addressed (#China #Manufacturing #MiddleEast #OpenBorders #EndlessWar)
/2
... Trumpism is
pro-#Business on #Tax & #Regulation
pro-#Worker on #Trade & #Immigration

Andrew Sullivan: "Trump's core message was seared into one of our major political parties for the foreseeable #future & realigned #American #Politics"
/3
Read 8 tweets
Of interest: "How Pandemics Past and Present Fuel the Rise of Large Companies"

#WEF #greatreset #digitalization, #IoT, #BlockChain #5G #NewDealForNature

getpocket.com/explore/item/h…
"There has been a clear spike in #online shopping, and #retail #analysts are wondering whether this is a #decisive #move into the #virtual world, and the further #dominance of big #corporations."

Please tell the analysts that the answer is yes.
"Keeping us distracted as we wait at home for our parcels is the streaming #entertainment industry – a market sector which is dominated by big corporations including #Netflix, #Amazon Prime (again), #Disney and and others."
Read 12 tweets
"...a growing share of “high-end” donations never ends up in organizations that do any kind of altruistic work. Rather, they go to tax-privileged private foundations designed to serve as #tax shelters for the very #wealthy..."
by @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/study-billiona… #BillGates
#Microsoft has swooped in to hoover up #TikTok after it received “personal assurances” from the president himself that he would back such a move.
by @AlanRMacLeod
mintpressnews.com/microsoft-purc… #Trump #BillGates
"The coalition of companies that form part of the “broad coalition” include tech giants like #Facebook and #Microsoft, transnational behemoths like #Philips, as well as U.S. #pharmaceutical retail chain #CVS #Health."
by @hijodelcuervo
mintpressnews.com/big-tech-giant… #BillGates #corona
Read 4 tweets
#RacialInjustice:
"This is due primarily down to structural and historic factors, rather than #genetics, with centuries of #injustice leading to a myriad of #economic and #medical inequalities.."

by @AlanRMacLeod

mintpressnews.com/study-covid-19… #racism #inequality #Injustice
In this segment of our #podacst, #Mintcast, @Alanmacleod discusses how #COVID19 became a boon for the ultra-wealthy and allowed America’s billionaires to accrue more #wealth in just 3 weeks of #lockdown than they made in total prior to 1980.

mintpressnews.com/podcast-pandem… #coronavirus
Read 3 tweets
Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 6/16/2020-2

greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/06/16/dai…

Capitalism's Case for Abolishing Billionaires - Evonomics

evonomics.com/capitalism-cas…

#billionaires #capitalism
Using Evolutionary Social Science to Deal with Pandemics - Evonomics

evonomics.com/responding-to-…

#social #coronavirus #evolutionary #complexity
Petroyuan’s stature grows on Shanghai exchange, helping world’s largest energy importer cut dependence on US dollars | South China Morning Post

scmp.com/business/china…

#petroyuan #oil #energy
Read 6 tweets
WEF coverage on #COVID19 is like a lesson learned of the #TheLeft championing #Globalist ideals thru the lens of COVID19 (catalyst) climate (destination)

#GlobalistLeft view the pandemic as a stepping stone to change policies on health, social, economics

#thread ...
Jun 2019: A new agreement with WEF World Economic Forum gave multinational corporations influence over matters of global governance. #WEF & #UN signed a memo of understanding to partner with each other. UN quietly turned itself into a public-private partnership
/1
2008 Labour #British PM Gordon Brown & #French President Nicolas Sarkozy made calls for a new International Governance System for a (#WEF Global Redesign) to overhaul the int'l financial architecture” akin to the 1944 Bretton Woods
umb.edu/gri/introducti…
/2
Read 31 tweets
@AOC The reason why socialists think that #billionaires are a problem is because they believe in the myth of a zero sum world: That people can only be rich, if they take away money from the poor. However, this is plainly wrong. In fact, the opposite is true. Most billionaires... 👇🏼
@AOC have earned their wealth by hard work and clever ideas. It didn’t exist before (and hence also couldn’t be 'taken away') but was newly created by them! This process is called 'value added', meaning that the value of a new product or service is worth more than the sum of its...
@AOC components - thus, creating NEW value (=money/wealth).
But not only did the billionaires not 'steal' their money: In fact, they even created MORE value for all of us than what they earned themselves! This is reflected (1) for the costumers in the so-called 'consumer surplus'
Read 9 tweets
How it is possible that @BorisJohnson is being investigated in the USA for potentially being compromised but nobody in the United Kingdom including the #bbcqt #media #Police have investigated this #crime #Brexit the #GeneralElection is days away #ReleaseTheRussianReport
The intrigue over a 'buried' probe into Russian spying deepened last night amid claims in security circles that it contains references to blackmail fears concerning Boris Johnson. #ReleaseTheRussianReport
One expert witness, who gave evidence to the ISC inquiry, has claimed privately to friends that he believes Boris Johnson was 'compromised' by a Russian businessman on a foreign trip in 2016
This is getting crazier 😱 #ReleaseTheRussianReport #GeneralElection2019 #GetJohnsonGone
Read 88 tweets
⚠ Thread | Republican Party Platform: Socialism for the wealthy. Biblical capitalism for everyone else.
Nearly 700,000 will lose food stamps with USDA work requirement change

🔗nbcnews.to/2DKfSB0 #ImpeachTrump #Resist #Trump #GOPTaxScam
Welfare for the rich? A $1.9 Trillion tax cut giveaway.

Fun fact: In 2018, 60 Fortune 500 companies paid no taxes on a total of $79 billion of profits.

Welfare for the poor? 2 Thessalonians 3:10

#Evangelicals #Republicans #ImpeachTrump #Trump #Resist #Bible #GOPTaxScam
Read 172 tweets

Related hashtags

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!


This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!