Just Eight Billionaires Own The Same Wealth As 3.6 Billion People

The World Economic Forum 2017 holds it annual meeting of the global elite in Davos, Switzerland. This meeting is for the wealthy and powerful to get together in a beautiful country to talk about all  the world’s problems among themselves and with the media.

To coincide with this pow pow, British charity Oxfam released a report showing global inequality. According to this report, the world’s 8 billionaires own the same wealth as the bottom 3,600,000,000 of humanity (or 3.6 Billion people).

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Source: Eight billionaires ‘as rich as world’s poorest half’, The BBC, Jan 16, 2017

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