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The 400 Leading Billionaires in the World

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Here they are; 400 top billionaires (those with only a couple of billion don't make the cut). The collective wealth of these men (and a few women) is nearly $4 trillion. Diane Ravitch adds;  'If you scan the list, you will see the big funders of the corporate assault on public education: Bill Gates; the Walton family; Eli Broad. And you will also see the producers of the edu-propaganda film “Waiting for ‘Superman’,” Philip Anschutz and Jeff Skoll.

 Diane says: 'You may recognize some other billionaires who have contributed to the attack on teachers and public education. But the list seems incomplete: missing is Michael Bloomberg. Was it my oversight?' Well, this appears on Bloomberg News' LOL!

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At dianeravitch.net

 

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