27 Jan '15, 7am

New post: When will we reach Peak Inequality?

New post: When will we reach Peak Inequality?

Post Davos, Max Lawson , Oxfam’s Head of Global Policy and Campaigns, is still trying to get his head around the inequality stats Last year it was 85 people; this year it’s down to just 80 individuals who have the same wealth as the bottom 3.5 billion people . By next year the top 1% will own more wealth than the rest of us put together. This of course makes you wonder when it will end. When will we reach peak inequality? Just how bad is it going to get? Not hard to imagine the Guardian front page in January 2020: ‘Oxfam Reveals: One man now owns the same as half the world’. Perhaps with a sub story about how Davos has had to downsize as wealth is now so concentrated that 2,500 delegates was starting to look a bit petit bourgeois. Inequality is already at ludicrous levels. By some measures worse than it has ever been in the United States . Worse than in the time of the rob...

Full article: http://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/peak-inequality-and-rolex-rock...

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