Rutger Bregman, Winnie Byanyima slam billionaires at World Economic Forum in Davos

“I mean, it feels like I’m at a firefighters conference and no one’s allowed to speak about water, right?”

Dutch historian and writer Rutger Bregman, author of one of my favorite books, “Utopia for Realists”, and Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam, spoke truth to power at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Here’s a video clip from NowThis News.

It’s true: billionaires don’t want to talk about tax avoidance. Philanthropy is not the answer to solving inequality. It’s time for the rich to pay their fair share of taxes.

Oh, and that arrogant rich guy in the audience who angrily reacted is Ken Goldman, the former CFO of Yahoo!

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