Jan 18, 2017 by members

New Oxfam Report: “An Economy for the 99%”


A new report by Coalition member Oxfam shows that the distribution of global wealth is far more unequal than previously thought. Eight men control the same amount of money as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world’s population. Inequality is on the rise and history shows that growth of the top 1% does not translate into development for all. Oxfam calls for governments and business leaders to tackle the false paradigm of neoliberalism and address the extreme wealth gap and inequalities that the majority of the world faces.

You can read more here:  https://www.oxfam.org/en/research/economy-99

You can take action here: https://actions.oxfam.org/international/davos-international/petition/