What will the world do now that 5 men hold as much money as 4 billion people in the world combined? Breaking the trusts, global and regional taxation and redistribution is obviously appropriate


Five Men Now Hold as Much Wealth as Half of the World’s Population Combined

HEADLINEJUN 14, 2017

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A new analysis of 2016 data shows that five men now possess as much wealth as half of the world’s population combined. The five men—Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Spanish businessman Amancio Ortega, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, American investor Warren Buffett and Mexican telecommunications tycoon Carlos Slim—combined hold $400 billion. Slim is a major shareholder in The New York Times, while Bezos owns The Washington Post.

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I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.
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