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Survival of the Richest

The wealthy are plotting to leave us behind

Illustrations: Matt Huynh

LLast year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I assumed would be a hundred or so investment bankers. It was by far the largest fee I had ever been offered for a talk — about half my annual professor’s salary — all to deliver some insight on the subject of…




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