Showing posts with label global inequality. Show all posts
Showing posts with label global inequality. Show all posts

Monday, January 16, 2017

Eight men own same wealth as world's poorest 50% (Oxfam)

Eight billionaires own the same wealth between them as the 3.6 billion people who make up the poorer half of the world's population, according to a new report published by Oxfam.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Asian millionaires 'top wealth rankings'

Asian millionaires now control more wealth than those in North America, Europe and other regions, according to a report from finance firm Capgemini.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016

Huge data leak shows how world's rich hide their money

A huge leak of 11.5 million documents from a Panama law firm reveals how the world's rich hide their money, Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper said.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Migration and multilateralism will be hallmarks of 2016, says senior UN official

The world is facing a political, economic, moral and social crisis as governments and communities struggle to provide effective solutions for the unprecedented numbers of people fleeing war, instability or persecution, the top United Nations migration official said today, calling for deceive multilateral action to tackle “the global issues lurking behind today’s vast movement of people.”

Monday, January 18, 2016

Richest 1% own more than the rest - Oxfam

The richest 1 percent of the world's population now own more than the rest of us combined, aid group Oxfam said Monday, on the eve of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

US Holidays Lights Use More Electricity Than Some Countries

To mark the holidays, many American households decorate with brightly colored lights, but a recent report says the energy used to power them is more than several countries use in an entire year.

Friday, October 16, 2015

‘Hunger is more than a lack of food – it is a terrible injustice,’ says Ban on World Food Day

 UN, 16 October 2015 – On World Food Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is underlining that “hunger is more than a lack of food—it is a terrible injustice,” while reaffirming the global community’s commitment to work together “to end hunger in our lifetime.”

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Top 1 percent own more than half of world’s wealth

A new report issued by the Swiss bank Credit Suisse finds that global wealth inequality continues to worsen and has reached a new milestone, with the top 1 percent owning more of the world’s assets than the bottom 99 percent combined.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.