The New Global Super-Elite – They’re Different From Us

“Our light-speed, globally connected economy has led to the rise of a new super-elite that consists, to a notable degree, of first- and second-generation wealth. Its members are hardworking, highly educated, jet-setting meritocrats who feel they are the deserving winners of a tough, worldwide economic competition–and many of them, as a result, have an ambivalent attitude toward those of us who didn’t succeed so spectacularly.”

Source: The Atlantic 01/11