Monday, 20 January 2014

Oxfam reports an increase in global economic inequality

Working for the Few | Oxfam International

Almost half of the world’s wealth is now owned by just one percent of
the population, and seven out of ten people live in countries where
economic inequality has increased in the last 30 years. The World
Economic Forum has identified economic inequality as a major risk to
human progress, impacting social stability within countries and
threatening security on a global scale.

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