World Economic Forum: A small group of world leaders are standing together against inequality

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By Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, Oxfam International

(Photo: Ayano Hisa)

Hope. Now there’s a word you don’t hear enough about the global fight against inequality.

And for good reason. Over the past 40 years a tiny few have triumphed over the rest of us — and governments have helped them to do so. The top 1% pocketed more income than half of humanity combined, while 26 billionaires today own more wealth than 3.9 billion people. With poverty back on the rise in places around the world, to the frightening scale of climate chaos that is being by the driven by the interests of a rich few, it can feel hard to find hope at times.

Read the full blog post on: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/09/global-leaders-fight-inequality-unga-oxfam/

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