In advance of Davos, Oxfam release their annual inequality report, The Inequality Virus, which shows how for the first time in recorded history, the coronavirus pandemic is leading to rising inequality in almost every country at once.
The report reveals that the wealth of the ten richest men has increased by half a trillion dollars since the pandemic began. Divya Amladi outlines 10 ways COVID-19 has increased inequality gaps and what we can do to close them in this post. Whilst Julie Sehers talks about Why the Inequality Virus should be the talk of Davos this week here.
Will this be the first time in recorded history inequality has risen everywhere at once? @DidierPJacobs explores why the Coronavirus pandemic has lead to soaring #InequalityVirus >>https://t.co/M2CteDRW9K@Oxfam @oxfamgb #Davos2021 #WEF2021 #InequalityVirus pic.twitter.com/LyNsfXFgTx— Policy & Practice (@oxfamgbpolicy) January 26, 2021