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8 men own the same wealth as bottom 50% of humanity: How did we get here and what’s it doing to us? Business General Governance Policy 

8 men own the same wealth as bottom 50% of humanity: How did we get here and what’s it doing to us?

A new Oxfam report has found that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest 50% of humanity: a shocking statistic which shows that global inequality is far worse than previously thought. Megan Giles tries to figure out how we got here and what it's doing to us. Our reliance on GDP as an indicator, corporate tax avoidance...
What does Trump mean for development? General Governance Politics Trade 

What does Trump mean for development?

In the season finale to end all others, US election of the ultimate "Celebrity Apprentice" to office last week brought disruption of seemingly apocalyptic magnitude. The question on every development worker's lips is: What does a President Trump mean for the aid world? Here to offer some analysis is Dr. Neil McCulloch, Director of the Economic Policy Programme in Oxford...