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Eat the Rich is a phrase. People often say that this phrase came from French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau: "Quand les pauvres n'auront plus rien à manger, ils mangeront les riches!" (When the poor have nothing more to eat, they will eat the rich!)

This saying is used by people who are radical or anti-capitalist to show that they hate rich people. This phrase was used more at the beginning of the 21st century because of increasing income inequality.

Pop culture

The phrase Eat the Rich is used in pop culture. It expresses rebellion against the wealthy and powerful.

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