Inequality in a world context

There’s a new Oxfam report out showing that the annual income of the richest 100 people in the world could end World Poverty “four times over.”  This ignores a lot, of course, such as the money needed to create the infrastructures to distribute money, exploitation within families, the problem of economies that don’t generating enough goods or jobs, the ecological degradation that might result from governments taking the easiest way to jack up their commerce, etc.  Perhaps there’s really only enough to end world poverty once or twice over. 

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