The Heat discusses impact of world’s billionaires

The Heat

The number of billionaires around the world is on the rise.They are increasingly shaping our world from being involved in politics to philanthropy to funding cures for diseases. But what impact is it having on the ordinary citizen?

Fast cars, fancy houses and private jets have long been the marks of a billionaire. But contributing to social causes and charities has also been synonymous with the world’s highest earners.

Most recently, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have started a campaign urging the world’s wealthiest to donate at least half of their worth to philanthropic causes.
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The Heat discusses impact of world\'s billionaires

The Heat discusses impact of world\'s billionaires

The number of billionaires around the world is on the rise.They are increasingly shaping our world from being involved in politics to philanthropy to funding cures for diseases. But what impact is it having on the ordinary citizen?

Are the super-wealthy different from you and me? The Heat discussed this with a panel of experts:

  • Darrell West, author “Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust.
  • Mykolas Rambus, CEO of Wealth X.
  • Armand Arton is the co-founder of the Global Citizen Foundation.
  • Darrell West, Mykolas Rambus, Armand Arton discuss world's wealthiest people

    Darrell West, Mykolas Rambus, Armand Arton discuss world's wealthiest people

    The number of billionaires around the world is on the rise.They are increasingly shaping our world from being involved in politics to philanthropy to funding cures for diseases. But what impact is it having on the ordinary citizen?

    The Heat continued its discussion about the world’s billionaires and their contribution to philanthropic causes as well as their influence on the political process.

    Darrell West, Mykolas Rambus, Armand Arton discuss how billionaires think

    Darrell West, Mykolas Rambus, Armand Arton discuss how billionaires think

    The number of billionaires around the world is on the rise.They are increasingly shaping our world from being involved in politics to philanthropy to funding cures for diseases. But what impact is it having on the ordinary citizen?