The Rich Keep On Getting Richer

Oxfam reports that “the wealth of the richest 62 people has risen by 44 percent since 2010, while the wealth of the poorest 3.5 billion fell 41 percent.” Of the 62 wealthiest, “almost half the super-rich individuals are from the United States, 17 from Europe, and the rest from countries including China, Brazil, Mexico, Japan and Saudi Arabia,” Oxfam adds.

To read an overview of the Oxfam report, click here and to read the full Oxfam briefing paper, click here.

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