Word + Quiz: lucre - News Summed Up

Word + Quiz: lucre


_________The word lucre has appeared in six articles on NYTimes.com in the past year, including on Feb. 6 in the Opinion essay “Abolish Billionaires” by Farhad Manjoo:I cover technology, an industry that belches up a murder of new billionaires annually, and much of my career has required a deep anthropological inquiry into billionairedom. But I’m embarrassed to say I had never before considered Mr. Scocca’s idea — that if we aimed, through public and social policy, simply to discourage people from attaining and possessing more than a billion in lucre, just about everyone would be better off.


Source: New York Times October 18, 2019 06:00 UTC



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