Our world’s billionaires don’t merit either their billions, suggests Oxfam economist Didier Jacobs, nor the right to claim we’re all living in a ‘meritocracy’.
Instead of just talking about inequality, the global business elites gathering in Switzerland can do something about it: Stop dodging their taxes.
Can we trust Oxfam’s latest numbers on global inequality? Critics don’t think we should. But their pushback is getting pushback aplenty.
How Dr. King would view this day and the need to move beyond GDP.