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"O ur lives are now shaped by the pursuits, products and priorities of the world's wealthiest people." " "Like it or not, we are now in Musk's world."
TIME Magazine's Editor-in-Chief
TIME Magazine's Editor-in-Chief in his explanation of why Elon Musk was chosen as TIME's 2021 Person of the Year mentions quite insightfully that to Musk
"steering capital allocation away from the government to those who will be good stewards of it, is progress. To others, it is testament to capitalism's failings as staggeringly wealthy, mostly white men play by their own rules while much of society gets left behind."
"In 2021, Musk emerged not just as the world's richest person but also as perhaps the richest example of a massive shift in our society. From Amazon's Jeff Bezos to Facebook turned Meta's Mark Zuckerberg, the year brought home the extent to which, at a time of rising protest over ever deepening inequality, our lives and many of the basic structures around them are now shaped by the pursuits, products and priorities of the world's wealthiest people." " "Like it or not, we are now in Musk's world." 
On Oct. 26, David Beasley, the director of the UN's World Food Program, which in 2020 won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, citing "a perfect storm" of conflict, climate change and COVID-19.
had told CNN,
"it was time for the ultra-wealthy to step up now, on a one-time basis." "Six billion dollars to help 42 million people that are literally going to die if we don't reach them. It's not complicated,"
Beasley said, specifically mentioning Musk and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the two richest men in the world.
"What if it was your daughter starving to death? What if it was your family starving to death?
( As of November 2021, Elon Musk, Tesla's chief executive, had a net worth of $335 billion, making him the richest man in the world, according to Bloomberg's Billionaire index.)
On November 1st Elon Musk Offered the $6 Billion On One Condition
On November 1st, Elon Musk tweeted he is willing to spend $6 billion to fight world hunger - on one condition. Explain how $6 billion will fix the problem, and he'll sell Tesla stock "right now." Elon Musk said he is ready to sell $6 billion in Tesla stock if United Nations representatives can show how it will "solve world hunger."
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