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Today an OxFam study revealed that by next year 1% of the world’s population will own over half the world’s wealth. OxFam executive director Winnie Byanyima, co-chair of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, asked “Do we really want to live in a world where the one percent own more than the rest of us combined?” The Huffington Post reported that the world’s 80 wealthiest people, of whom 70 are men and 35 are Americans, own more than the poorest 3.5 billion. Will any nation implement OxFam’s sensible, seven-point plan to reduce inequality?
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