“Amazon today is a retailer, a logistics network, a book publisher, a movie studio, a fashion designer, a hardware maker, a cloud services provider, and far, far more. The private equity firm Pitchbook estimates the company Jeff Bezos founded in 1994 competes head-to-head with at least 129 major corporations just in major markets. That number grows higher as it adds new business units such as fashion, food, and analytics.” In Quartz, Michael J. Coren provides a good overview where we’re headed in a life under Amazon.

+ “Wealth concentration is as high as in 1905, this is something billionaires are concerned about. The problem is the power of interest on interest – that makes big money bigger and, the question is to what extent is that sustainable and at what point will society intervene and strike back?” From The Guardian: The world is witnessing a new Gilded Age as billionaires’ wealth swells to $6tn. (From Brexit to Trump, the economic divide is the one story that underpins all other stories.)