Another set of Interesting Links, this one with a theme: Conservatives Who Get It.
The first is by Nick Hanauer, founder of Amazon.com, who attempts to communicate two important things to his fellow 1%ers:
1) We cannot continue to accumulate all of society’s wealth at the expense of everyone else without something bad happening to us sooner or later; and
2) Those employees you’re trying to pay as little as possible? Those are also your customers. Your greed is hurting you in the long run.
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The next one is about the shame and misdirected resentment that allows poor people to keep voting, year after year, for the the party that doesn’t help them:
The last one is a bit older, but perhaps the most important of all. It’s from a born-and-raised, upper class, establishment Republican operative who realized that everything he was taught was wrong: