There are two things in Bengal money brings money and money boat goes over the hill. In other words, a lot of money in hand means, when money comes, people become quite powerful. At that time, they seized control of politics by using economic influence and prestige. Both economics and politics take advantage of themselves. Thus, one of the goals of the rich is to increase their wealth by shaking the tools of politics from behind the scenes.

The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), a research institute in the United States, has brought the top 12 of such rich people into the discussion. The IPS brought them into the discussion in the context of the increase in the combined wealth of these super-rich people to 13 trillion (1.15) on August 13. US presidential election ahead. However, the company did not say anything about it. However, the IPS has termed these rich people as 'oligarchic dozens' and their combined assets exceeding one trillion dollars as 'disturbing milestones' or 'painful milestones'. The organization said, "These 12 people have impossible economic and political power in their hands." Note that when the rich control the economy and politics, it is called oligarchy.

An organization called IPS believes that 12 super-rich people in the United States have unimaginable economic and political power.


From March 16 to August 13 this year, when the global economy was in a recession due to the Corona, the wealth of these superpowers increased by ৮ 26.3 trillion, or 40 percent. However, the income of more than half of the families in the country has decreased this year.

Let's take a look at the picture of the increase in the wealth of these rich people from March 17 to August 13. Jeff Bezos of Amazon, the richest and most online retailer in the United States and the world, has amassed a fortune of higest 63.1 billion during this period. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has a net worth of 618.1 billion, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett has a net worth of ten 13.1 billion, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a fortune of দশ 40.6 billion. Incidentally, 1 billion in 100 crores.

However, the assets of Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk have increased by 46.5 billion or 226 percent. This is the highest rate of growth as a percentage.

Steve Ballmer, another Microsoft co-founder, has a net worth of  816.7 billion, Larry Allison, a founder of Oracle, has a net worth of  11.9 billion, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, have a net worth of 516.5 billion, respectively. In addition, Walmart's successor Alice Walton's wealth has increased by 6.2 billion dollars, Jim Walton's wealth has increased by 7.6 billion dollars and Rob Walton's wealth has increased by 7.9 billion dollars.

Jeff Bezos is currently at the top in terms of wealth. The wealth of the world's richest people in the United States and the world has increased from 113 billion to 6.5 billion to 194.9 billion. At present, his income per second is more than 63 thousand dollars, which is about 71 lakh rupees in Bangladesh.

Bill Gates' wealth has risen from 98 billion to 114 billion, Mark Zuckerberg's wealth from 54.6 billion to 95.5 billion, and Warren Buffett's wealth from  6.5 billion to 60 billion. However, Elon Musk has become the owner of 24.6 billion to 63 billion. Steve Balmer owns 52.6 billion to  61 billion, Larry Allison owns 59 billion to 60.9 billion, Larry Page owns  50.9 billion to ৪ 8.4 billion, and Sergey Brin owns  49.1 billion to 65.7 billion.

In the first quarter of this year (January-March), per capita income in the United States fell by 5.6 percent, the largest decline in the country since 1950.

Wealth and income inequality in the United States has risen to an all-time high before Corona. It is expected to increase further due to coronavirus.



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