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"The debate around billionaires is not interesting," says Laurent Berger in response to Jean-Luc Mélenchon


The leader of the Insoumis affirmed that Bernard Arnault, "the world's first billionaire", is "in our country, the worst offense".


We have, in our country, the worst offense: the first billionaire in the world

," snapped Jean-Luc Mélenchon, thus targeting Bernard Arnault, CEO of LVMH.

According to the rebellious leader, “

the rich are responsible for the misfortune of the poor

”: “

To accumulate money is immoral, since what is accumulated is what has been taken from others.


Guest on France 2, Laurent Berger believes that the “

debate around billionaires

” is not “



In the same way, continues the secretary general of the CFDT, directly quoting the richest, "

it is not at all (his) practice


And to insist: “

It is not the question of stigmatizing this or that


“What is interesting is to know what everyone contributes according to their income

,” says Laurent Berger.

What is interesting is that the richest today, who capture part of the country's wealth and reinvest it - I have no problem with that - contribute more to the common good.

The anti-great fortunes rhetoric now punctuates the discourse on the left, on the side of Nupes.

During her meeting against the pension reform, on January 17, the leader of the ecologists, Marine Tondelier, expressed the wish for a “

France without billionaires


Source: lefigaro

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