Just look at us this month: the cast of rich kids on HBO, the obsession with the drab offsprings of a kleptocratic Royal family, the divorces of not one but two ultra-rich couples, season 3 of “Succession”, the space travels of two megalomaniac billionaires and the Instagram tarmac shots of influencers heading to summer weekends in Portugal.

We need a great hashtag, something more impactful than #eattherich. And we need to use it to collectively frown upon every unnecessary display of wealth.

Besides the fact that extreme wealth is gross, perception of inequalities, more than inequalities themselves, are fueling instability…

Fabrice Houdart

Fabrice is the Managing Director for Global Equality Initiatives at @OutLeadership. Previously he was an officer at the UN Human Rights Office and World Bank

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