Elon Musk, the billionaire who could end world hunger
Elon Musk is close to becoming the world's first trillionaire, and his wealth generates several controversies.
US national debt is ~$28,900 billion or ~$229k per taxpayer.
Even taxing all “billionaires” at 100% would only make a small dent in that number, so obviously the rest must come from the general public. This is basic math.
Spending is the real problem.https://t.co/1EwWyqdVsT
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 27, 2021
As the rich in the #US get richer - @WFPChief tells @beckycnn he is asking for $6 #billion to help 42 million people facing starvation.
To put that into context, that is a 0.36% increase in the net worth of US #billionaires pic.twitter.com/LpG5I5puTC
— Connect the World (@CNNConnect) October 26, 2021
According to Beasley, there are 42 million people at the emergency level of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification.