Rights in Crisis
Australia & Pacific, Global
09 June 16
FULL REPORT Early in 2016, Oxfam research showed that the richest 62 individuals owned more wealth than the world’s poorest 50%, and that global wealth inequality has been increasing over the last 15 years. The negative consequences of this
concentration of wealth and power are being felt both at home and abroad. Inequality is bad for society, and bad for the economy, because it stifles economic growth.