Monthly Archives: January 2015

New Oxfam report says half of global wealth held by the 1%

The Guardian, Monday January 19, 2015

From Barbara Blouin, The Inheritance Project: News of a new report from Oxfam, one of the world’s largest and most respected anti-poverty charities, deserves to wake us all up. The following contains excerpts from The Guardian’s January 19 article. It deserves to be read in its entirety. It contains some surprising news about the increasing proportion of inheritors in the one percent. See the sentence in bold. Continue reading