Anthony Hilton: Capitalism gets gored by Al the campaigner - The Independent
We were followed on stage at the British Venture Capital Association annual conference by Al Gore, one-time US Vice-President, now a globetrotting campaigner trying to mobilise the world to combat climate change. But the early part of his speech before he got fully into his stride on that was a scathing indictment of contemporary capitalism. First he highlighted the degree of inequality it was creating by pointing out that the half-dozen members of the family which owns Wal-Mart the supermarket chain have a wealth greater than that of the poorest 100 million Americans combined.Al Gore Net Worth 2012 | Celebrity Net Worth
Net Worth: Stats $100 Million As of 2012Maybe Al Gore should spread his own wealth around, maybe by writing a check for $1000 to each of the 100,000 poorest U.S. households?