This large gravel mine, now supplying product for a major road upgrade, has turned this section of Manitoba's Birdtail River valley into a hive of activity. It has also brought noise, emissions and congestion to the surrounding area .
Monday, 22 January 2018
Richest 1% bagged 82% of global wealth created last year, poorest half of humanity got nothing:
"Alphonse." A dumpster-diver in Vancouver, Canada.
A Wikimedia photo. Author unknown.
(Ottawa) Eighty two per cent of global wealth generated last year went to the richest one per cent, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw no increase, according to a new Oxfam report. Story here.