LIKE GLACIERS EVERYWHERE, THIS ONE IN THE SWISS ALPS IS MELTING FAST. THE BLUE SHOWS IT AS IT WAS IN 1989 (L) AND IN 2017 (R). PHOTOS BY NASA
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.