Originally Posted by Ligeia
An interesting claim. I wonder: if you were to graph the salary of the top 1% in the US vs some metric that measures number of innovations, I bet you find that there is little to no correlation at all. While innovation seems to be declining, top salaries have been increasing. That's without looking at even further mixed economies.
I wonder who funds and puts all these innovations to market
behind every start up there is at least 1 very wealth person giving them a head start, without massive help from the government