[ExI] The INCREDIBLE acceleration of the wealth gap
pharos at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 23:36:10 UTC 2017
On 16 January 2017 at 23:05, spike wrote:
> More fundamental than the above, I question the assumptions of whoever is
> claiming that the combined wealth of 8 people is greater than the poorest
> 3.5 billion people. I would say it depends entirely on how you count it.
> All the ways I can think of to count wealth are completely arbitrary, but I
> will listen if you wish to propose something.
Also, many of the 'poorest' people are part of the grossly
over-borrowed first world population who actually have negative
(Not arguing against the ridiculous wealth concentration - just the
dubious Oxfam statistics).
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