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Nick Hanauer :
Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming

TEDSalon NY2014 · 20:22 · Filmed Aug 2014
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Nick Hanauer : Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming
20:22 · Filmed August 2014 at TEDSalon NY2014 · Subtitles available in 12 languages

Nick Hanauer is a rich guy, an unrepentant capitalist — and he has something to say to his fellow plutocrats: Wake up! Growing inequality is about to push our societies into conditions resembling pre-revolutionary France. Hear his argument about why a dramatic increase in minimum wage could grow the middle class, deliver economic prosperity ... and prevent a revolution.

Venture capitalist, author
Nick Hanauer has become an important voice in the raging debate on inequality — and his provocative argument is aimed at his fellow plutocrats. Full bio
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