EU Sources - Oxfam publishes report on inequality - January 31, 2018

NGO Oxfam’s report, Reward Work, Not Wealth, shows that the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had been feared. The report details how big business and the super-rich are fuelling the inequality crisis by dodging taxes, driving down wages and using their power to influence politics. In its annual report on wealth inequality, the UK-based poverty and disaster relief charity said a booming global economy had allowed a small elite group of rich families to grab 82 percent of the new wealth created in 2017, while the poorest 50 percent saw no increase in their prosperity.

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