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The Unreported BRICS Factor And World Events.

Posted on February 19, 2015

by Jerry Alatalo

Perhaps the most precise way to describe the years-long development of the new BRICS alliance of nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, and others) is that it represents the beginning of the end of white supremacy in international affairs on Earth. 1,069 more words

Earth Matters

Bill Tierney: It's amazing what you learn from reading the newspaper

If you are reading this column sitting down, my newspaper tells me that you are slowly killing yourself. You would be much less likely to suffer an imminent catastrophic medical event if you were standing up. 736 more words

West Island Gazette

"Deliberate And Systemic": Inequality Isn’t Inevitable, It’s Engineered. That’s How The 1% Have Taken Over

Who will look after the super-rich and think about their needs? It’s not easy for them: the 1% of the world’s population who by next year will… 791 more words


Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016

Richest 1% will own more than all the rest by 2016
Source: Oxfam International

Wealth: Having It All and Wanting More, a research paper published today by Oxfam, shows that the richest 1 percent have seen their share of global wealth increase from 44 percent in 2009 to 48 percent in 2014 and at this rate will be more than 50 percent in 2016.

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Business And Economics

Good Question: Who Makes Up The Top 1 Percent?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A new report from Oxfam International finds that by 2016, the top one percent of people will own 50 percent of the world’s wealth. 88 more words


The 1% will own more than half the world's money next year

LONDON — The richest 1 per cent of the population will own more than half the world’s wealth by 2016, Oxfam International said in a report released as the World Economic Forum begins in Davos, Switzerland. 266 more words


World's richest 1% likely to own more than half total global wealth by 2016, report says

The richest 1% are likely to control more than half of the globe’s total wealth by next year, the charity Oxfam reported in a study released Monday. 352 more words