Oxfam Report The Inequality Virus


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The Inequality Virus - Bringing together a world torn apart by coronavirus through a fair, just and sustainable economy 

February 2021 / Stephanie Guha, Policy Ad​viser Poverty/LNOB, SDC 

​“It took just nine months for the fortunes of the top 1'000 billionaires to return to their pre-pandemic highs, while for the world's poorest, recovery could take more than a decade." 

In 'The Inequality Virus' – the 2021 version of its annual inequality report, Oxfam underlines how the coronavirus pandemic has exposed our collective frailty and the inability of a deeply unequal economy to work for all. At the same time, it has also shown the vital importance of government action to protect our health and livelihoods. The report stresses that there can be no return to where we were before. Instead, citizens and governments must act on the urgency to create a more equal and sustainable world. Read more»