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  • How Will Jeff Bezos Spend His Billions Now?

    by Margaret O'Mara

    John D. Rockefeller used philanthropy to blunt harsh criticism of his business practices and the social dysfunction represented by his immense wealth. What will his 21st-century analogue Jeff Bezos do for an image-burnishing second act? And will it be about service to the public or service to Bezos? 



  • The richest Americans in history

    by Steve Hargreaves

    Silicon Valley may be minting billionaires today, but tech wealth doesn't touch the riches of the robber barons.