What’s behind the great big billionaire backlash?

ILLUSTRATION BY TRES COMMAS; ORIGINAL PHOTOS: GETTY IMAGES (3)   Americans don’t hate wealth. They hate injustice. Those facts are worth remembering as we enter this election year and try to understand America’s schizoid attitude toward billionaires, three of whom are running for President. It’s an attitude worth understanding because billionaires are certain to symbolize…

The 2010s Were the Decade That Forced CEOs to Get Political

Howard Schultz of Starbucks tried to improve race relations by having baristas write “Race Together” on coffee cups. Courtesy of Starbucks   It might not be obvious that an electric utility in Oregon, an online payments service, or a consumer rating app would have much to say about Georgia’s and Alabama’s antiabortion laws enacted this…

25 ideas that will shape the 2020s

Fortune asked 25 of the sharpest minds to weigh in on the epic, disruptive, thrilling, terrifying, and fascinating ideas that will mold the next decade. The future is now. Will paper money disappear? Will gene-tailored medicine transform how we treat disease? And will you finally trade in that juicy steak for “cell grown” meat? As…