Tens of millions of Americans may be suffering right now, but the billionaire class isn’t among those going through hardships. Since the day that Trump was sworn in as President, the average wealth of billionaires in this country has increased by a little over 10%, the fastest growth for that class of greedy individuals under any administration. This was by design – it didn’t happen by accident, as Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced