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For corporate welfare queens and their crystal baths, there is no benefit cap

On November 22, 2011, in Rich and Poor, by Editor

Limited liability, offshore secrecy regimes and state handouts ensure those at the top bear none of the costs they inflict on us. – By George Monbiot, The Guardian, UK In the documentary series which finished on Friday evening, the heiress Tamara Ecclestone set out to prove that she isn’t “a pointless, quite spoilt, really stupid, […]

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World’s richest 1% own 40% of all wealth, UN report discovers

On December 6, 2006, in Wealth, by Editor

First ever study of global household assets. 50% of world’s adults own just 1% of the wealth. – James Randerson, Science Editor, The Guardian, UK The richest 1% of adults in the world own 40% of the planet’s wealth, according to the largest study yet of wealth distribution. The report also finds that those in […]

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