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Bill Gates: Global inequality is falling faster than ever

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Paul Muggeridge

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 The speed of reduction in global inequality is faster than ever in history. It's mind-blowing.
 Share of income earned by top 1%, 1975-2014
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 Inequality in the developed world
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 Share of global wealth 2010-2015
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 The World Income Distribution in 1820, 1970 and 2000
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