Billionaires richer, poor poorer worldwide

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This 20 January 2019 video says about itself:

Extreme inequality is on the increase – Oxfam

Tax systems that put a high burden on the poor mean public services are underfunded, stretching the gap between rich and poor and fuelling global public anger, Oxfam International said.

From Oxfam:

Billionaire fortunes grew by $2.5 billion a day last year as poorest saw their wealth fall

21 January 2019

Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day – while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, reveals a new report from Oxfam today. The report is being launched as political and business leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Public Good or Private Wealth’ shows the growing gap between rich and poor is undermining the fight against poverty

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