[ US /ˈɹɛˌtiɝ/ ]
  1. someone whose income is from property rents or bond interest and other investments
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How To Use rentier In A Sentence

  • The fact that conservatives want to protect the right of bank executives to defraud their shareholders of huge sums of money as payment for having just nearly destroyed the world economy, while at the same time attacking public employees, of all people, as some kind of overpaid rentiers, is totally ridiculous. Matthew Yglesias » Economist: If Only Obama Had Done Things He’s Actually Done, Things Might Be Different
  • They project this wonderful result to occur only by heavy lifting, lots of punitive laws, enormous bureaucratic expenditures, and lots of payments to 'rentier' outfits like NRDC, and extraordinary efforts by 2035! Autoblog Green
  • Did the financial power of rentiers harm the transnational corporations?
  • February 19th, 2010 at 9: 38 am morgan, rentier is a well established and well defined term. the fact that you are not familiar with it and have some definitions muddled is irrelevant. Matthew Yglesias » Is Stimulus Impossible
  • A rentier is a person who lives on income from property and investments. Think Progress » ThinkFast: February 1, 2010
  • True, Adeline Daumard calculated that, whereas in 1820 merchants, industrialists, proprietors, and rentiers held 53 per cent of all wealth in Paris, by 1911 the figure was 81 per cent.
  • The readership of the New York Times is the wealthy, in effect, the rentier, which is to say, he who has got to where he was going; and our paper of record, absent a constituency of the theatrically savvy, has become a champion of the moot, appealing to the intellectual pretensions of its readership. The Guardian World News
  • As significant is the fact that both the USA and Britain, following the logic of neo-liberal globalization have de-industrialized and turned as a result into "rentier", mostly financial economies, outsourcing most of their production to poorer countries where labor is cheaper and less organized. Possible next stages in the global economic situation
  • This is the United States of inadequate supervision by the regulatory authorities, or to indulge in his capacity as the rentier looting.
  • As a manifesto against protectionism, economic planning and grasping rentier behavior, the "Wealth of Nations" has never been bettered. A Wealth Of Ideas
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