this is what starving billionaires look like.



From reason.com:

Who Wants to Bury a Billionaire?
Jesse Walker | April 8, 2008, 10:00am

You can’t sum up the entire sorry situation in Zimbabwe in just one sentence. But this one goes a long way:

Now the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has rewarded the people of Zimbabwe with a new $50 000 000.00 bank note to reduce the number of notes they have to carry around.

This picture might help, too:

starvingbillionaire.jpg

The country faces an inflation rate of approximately 200,000 percent. One of the few saving graces: an extensive black market, which allows Zimbabweans access to more stable foreign currencies.

More sources: USA Today, My Zimbabwe Today

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2 Responses to “this is what starving billionaires look like.”

  1. sk-rt.com says:

    this is what starving billionaires look like….

    Now the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has rewarded the people of Zimbabwe with a new $50 000 000.00 bank note to reduce the number of notes they have to carry around….

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