Agenda in Focus: Fixing Inequality
The global economy is not working well enough, for enough people.
Right now, just 1% of the world’s population holds over 35% of all private wealth, more than the bottom 95% combined. According to Oxfam, the eight wealthiest individuals in the world – all men – have the same wealth as 3.6 billion of the world’s poorest. The world could see its first trillionaire in the next 25 years, yet one in nine people go to bed hungry every night and one in 10 of us still earns less than $2 a day.
What's the solution? Follow our series examining the causes of global income inequality, and the bold ideas that could challenge the status quo.