In 2014, 85 People Represented The Same Amount Of Wealth As 1/2 Of The Worlds Population. Now, That Number Is Only 26. Oxfam

Published October 2014, Oxfam: “In countries around the world, prosperity is not trickling down to ordinary people, but up to those at the top, whose exceptional wealth is growing ever more rapidly. The richest 85 people – who Oxfam revealed in January as having the same wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population (3) – saw their collective wealth increase by $668 million per day between 2013 and 2014. That’s almost half a million dollars every minute”. Read more


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