Tag Archives: Inequality

Oxfam report: Grotesque inequality exacerbated by pandemic

By Leon Fitzpatrick The latest Oxfam report forecasts good news and bad news for the world’s population as Covid-19 continues its rampage. Great news for the 10 richest men in the world who have seen their combined wealth increase by half a trillion dollars during the pandemic, good news for the 1,000 richest people in the world who have recovered ...

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Ireland’s inequality increases

New figures released for 2013 highlight how Ireland is a country of widening inequality, with a massive divide growing between the super-rich elite and big business on the one hand and the majority of the population subjected to brutal austerity on the other.

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