“If we don’t do something to fix the glaring inequities in this economy, the pitchforks are going to come for us. No society can sustain this kind of rising inequality. In fact, there is no example in human history where wealth accumulated like this and the pitchforks didn’t eventually come out. You show me a highly unequal society, and I will show you a police state. Or an uprising. There are no counterexamples. None. It’s not if, it’s when.”
Good on him for recognizing the flaws in the system and trying to do something about it because he’s in the position where he can do something about it.
Sounds like his goal is to pacify workers and angry people, not help them.
"Raise the minimum wage! Maybe then they’ll forget our exploitation, maybe then they’ll forget every crime done in the name of profit"
No matter what you do, the pitchforks will eventually come for you.