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Inequality Is Rising, But So Is the Global Movement Fighting Back

Posted by on November 27, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Inequality Is Rising, But So Is the Global Movement Fighting Back

This week, the Fight Inequality Alliance have released a new report, titled The state of the movement fighting inequality. With analysis, surveys, and interviews with activists on the frontlines of inequality struggles in 23 countries over 2018-19, the report provides us with some vital insights for the way forward for those of us seeking systemic change to the inequality crisis. #inequality

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

Posted by on January 23, 2018 in Economy with 0 Comments
‘Billionaire Boom’: While World’s Richest 1% Took 82% of All New Wealth in 2017, Bottom Half Got Zero, Zilch, Nada

The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system,” Winnie Byanyima, Oxfam’s executive director of Oxfam International. “The people who make our clothes, assemble our phones and grow our food are being exploited to ensure a steady supply of cheap goods, and swell the profits of corporations and billionaire investors.”

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How Wealth Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity

Posted by on January 10, 2018 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
How Wealth Inequality Is Killing Off Humanity

A smallish group of shockingly wealthy households around the world — especially in America — is gaining more and more power along with their wealth. They’re making it nearly impossible to reverse the deadly effects of an unnaturally unequal society, in part because they’re no longer connected to the world beyond their estates. They police us, they starve our public institutions, they abhor any form of social cooperation, they blame the poor for being poor.

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Here’s How the Super-Rich Will Destroy Themselves

Posted by on July 14, 2017 in Economy with 8 Comments
Here’s How the Super-Rich Will Destroy Themselves

The super-rich could prolong life for all of us, including themselves, if they recognized the need to support a strong society.

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Global Inequality is Widening – 50% of world wealth owned by the 1%

Posted by on October 14, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Global Inequality is Widening – 50% of world wealth owned by the 1%

A new report says the world’s wealthiest 1% of people now own almost half of the planet’s riches. That’s a rise of almost ten percentage points from last year, indicating that global inequality is widening at an alarming rate. RT’s Marina Kosareva has more.

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