Business & Economy

Eight men who are as rich as half the world

The gap between the super-wealthy and the poorest half of the world's population is starker than previously thought.

Yarno Ritzen | | Business & Economy, Poverty, Infographic

Just eight men, including Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg, own as much wealth as 3.6 billion people. A newly released Oxfam report says the gap between the very rich and poor is far greater than just a year ago, and is urging leaders to do more than pay lip service to the problem. For more on the story read here

Infographic: Eight men who are as rich as half the world [Al Jazeera]


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