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episode 364: The billionaire backlash

Jane, Dara, and Matt on Michael Bloomberg’s presidential aspirations and the case against billionaires.
What to read:"Bashing Bill Gates lets the rest of the billionaire class off the hook" by Dylan Matthews, Vox"AOC’s policy adviser makes the case for abolishing billionaires" by Dylan Matthews, Vox"Anand Giridharadas on the elite charade of changing the world" by Ezra Klein, Vox"A Michael Bloomberg presidential run is unlikely to help moderate Democrats’ cause" by Matthew Yglesias, VoxWhite paperHosts:Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias), Senior correspondent, VoxJane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, VoxDara Lind (@DLind), Immigration reporter, ProPublicaMore to explore:Subscribe to Impeachment, Explained on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Overcast, Pocket Casts, or your favorite podcast app to get stay updated on this story every week.About VoxVox is a news network that helps you cut through the noise and understand what's really driving the events in the headlines.Follow Us: Vox.comFacebook group: The Weeds
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