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Hillary Clinton on the super-rich.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to participants of the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York. Photograph: Getty Images.

You know I’m out of American politics but, it is a fact that around the world the elites of every country are making money. There are rich people everywhere. And yet they do not contribute to the growth of their own countries, they don’t invest in public schools, in public hospitals, in other kinds of development internally.

Who could Hillary Clinton possibly have in mind?

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