Nick Hanauer, a venture capitalist who was one of the first investors in Amazon, has the distinction of being one of America’s few progressive billionaires. We spoke to him about the class war—which he is busily fighting.
Hamilton Nolan · 07/01/14 09:22AM
Superrich entrepreneur Nick Hanauer argues for a $15 minimum wage, and writes "I have a message for my fellow filthy rich... Wake up, people. It won't last."
After he delivered a well-received talk on income inequality at the TED University conference on March 1st, multimillionaire investor and Amazon.com early adopter Nick Hanauer was all-but-assured by organizers that his talk would be published on the TED website.