Even in the middle of a pandemic, things have never been better for American billionaires. New reports show that these individuals added $434 billion to their collective net worth during the pandemic, which is the span of a little under 2 months. More than 38 million Americans have lost their jobs, but the people who own the businesses are still flourishing, and that says A LOT about our economic system. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

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