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As The Rich Get Richer... World Economic Forum 2014

The 85 richest people on the planet earn as much as the poorest 3.5 billion. A report by Oxfam, which highlights the study by a group of economists, shows on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos how those 85 super rich could squeeze onto one double-decker bus (not that they take the bus). So why is the growing gap between rich and poor not more of an issue?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

 

By François PICARD

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Markus KARLSSON

FRANCE 24 Economics Reporter

Susan GEORGES

Board Chair, Transnational Institute

Michel OGRIZEK

Founder and Managing Director, MGroup and Former Managing Director, World Economic Forum

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Sony KAPOOR, Special adviser, UN Environment Programme

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Founder, Marquardt & Marquardt

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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