Elon Musk Is Revolting

Elon Musk, the PayPal co-founder who used his fortune to start a trio of "visionary" companies—Tesla, Solar City, and SpaceX—recently went beyond pitching the supposed virtues of his own technology and called for a broader social revolt aimed at taking down his rivals. Complaining that a "carbon tax" intended to fight global warming was being blocked by the machinations of the industrial-industrial complex, he declared "we need to appeal to the people and educate them to sort of revolt against this and to fight the propaganda of the fossil fuel industry."

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