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Carbon dioxide and other pollutants billows from a stack at PacifiCorp's coal-fired Naughton Power Plant, near where Bill Gates company, TerraPower plans to build an advanced, nontraditional nuclear reactor, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Kemmerer, Wyo. Natalie Behring/AP hide caption

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The richest people in the world got even richer during the pandemic and more people fell into poverty, says an Oxfam report. The charity claims that this growing economic gap leads to "economic violence." Peter Dazeley/Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla CEO and SpaceX owner Elon Musk poses on the red carpet of the Axel Springer Award 2020 in Berlin, Germany, on Dec. 1, 2020. Billionaires like Musk pay little in taxes, and some progressives would like to change that with a wealth tax. Britta Pedersen/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Progressives want a wealth tax for the super rich. Here's why it's hard to pull off

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff speaks onstage during the TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco event in San Francisco on Oct. 3, 2019. Benioff is a proponent of stakeholder capitalism, the belief that companies must look out for the broader good. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch hide caption

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Why the Salesforce CEO wants to redefine capitalism by pushing for social change

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MacKenzie Scott, seen here in 2018, has given more than $4 billion to charitable organizations in the last four months. Her gifts target groups that fulfill basic needs for those struggling economically during the pandemic as well as those that work to fix systemic inequities. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

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Too Little, Too Much: How Poverty and Wealth Affect Our Minds

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Sociologist Brooke Harrington says "the lives of the richest people in the world are so different from those of the rest of us, it's almost literally unimaginable." erhui1979/Getty Images hide caption

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What's It Like To Be Rich? Ask The People Who Manage Billionaires' Money

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Sociologist Brooke Harrington says that for the world's wealthiest people, many of the laws and rules followed by the rest of us simply don't apply. Tom Merton/Getty Images hide caption

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What's It Like To Be Rich? Ask The People Who Manage Billionaires' Money

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