Now Just Five Men Own Almost as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population

Started by Charlie Work, Sep 9, 2018, in Life Add to Reading List

  1. Charlie Work
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    Last year it was 8 men, then down to 6, and now almost 5.

    While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with our wealth, and the plague of inequality continues to grow. An analysis of 2016 data found that the poorest five deciles of the world population own about $410 billion in total wealth. As of 06/08/17, the world's richest five men owned over $400 billion in wealth. Thus, on average, each man owns nearly as much as 750 million people.

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    Sep 9, 2018
    Ok
     
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  3. Charlie Work
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    Charlie Work Level 5 Goblin

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    okay
     
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  4. K18 El Duderino
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    K18 El Duderino Welcome to the Dopamine Dome

    Sep 9, 2018
    so basically your saying they own countries, the world, and yadda yadda yadda
     
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  5. reservoirGod
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    Sep 9, 2018
    Have you ever thought that maybe they work harder than those 750,000,000 people?
     
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  7. K18 El Duderino
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    K18 El Duderino Welcome to the Dopamine Dome

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    people in Japan literally die all the time from working too much so no I don't believe that one dude could outwork almost a billion people
     
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    Sep 9, 2018
    Lol and? who cares?

    Im jealous :lol6:
     
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  9. reservoirGod
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    That's the American dream... having more money than 750 million people.
     
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    reservoirGod reckless adventurer.

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    I bet Jeff Bezos only took 2 days off for Labor Day weekend.
     
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    @Slyk is one of them
     
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    You have no idea just how much $$ is in these advertisements.
     
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    Sep 10, 2018
    No, their slaves do
     
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