Are The Ultrarich Good For The Culture?

As the gap between the ultra-rich and everyone else continues to grow, some have speculated that we could be entering a new Gilded Age, and the billionaires making it happen think it could be a very good thing. Of course, they would think that. “The new titans often see themselves as pillars of a similarly prosperous and expansive age, one in which their successes and their philanthropy have made government less important than it once was.”