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Benjamin Dangl, USA 02/06/2018 0

The Billionaire Boom: 82% of Global Wealth Produced Last Year Went to Richest 1%

Forida is a 22-year-old sewing machine operator in a clothing factory in Dahka, Bangladesh. She often works 12-hour days producing clothes for brands such as H&M and Target. Sometimes, during busy production cycles, the hours are even longer.
Winnie Byanyima, Uganda 02/02/2018 0

How Can We Bridge the Widening Global Inequality Gap?

It's as if inequality apologists can barely be bothered because they don't feel their cosy system is threatened enough that they need to.
Jon Queally, USA 02/01/2018 0

‘Billionaire Boom’: While World’s Richest 1% Took 82% of All New Wealth in 2017, Bottom Half Got Zero, Zilch, Nada

A new billionaire was created every two days last year and now, according to Oxfam, just 42 individuals own as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.7 billion people