Inequality
World’s richest 1% captured over 63% of all wealth created since 2020: Oxfam

An Oxfam report notes that the richest 1% of the world’s population captured over USD 26 trillion (nearly 63%) of the USD 42 trillion created since 2020, nearly twice the USD 16 trillion (37%) that went to the rest of the population

Chile pension reform Chilean President Gabriel Boric presents bill to reform country’s private pension system

President Gabriel Boric criticized the fact that 72% of pensions in Chile are below the minimum wage and one in four retirees receives an amount that is below the poverty line, while Pension Fund Administrators make tremendous profits

Chile commemorates third anniversary of the social uprising

Thousands of citizens took to the streets in different parts of Chile to mark the third anniversary of the historic struggle and recall that the popular demand for a new and inclusive constitution still remains unfulfilled

How did a hurricane kill over 100 people in Florida?

Some accuse the US of disregarding human life in its evacuation and relief strategy after over 100 died and thousands were displaced or went missing

In remembering Malibongwe Mdazo, the struggle to organize mineworkers must intensify

On the anniversary of the assassination of Malibongwe Mdazo, South African trade union activist Vuyolwethu Toli writes on the importance of continuing his work

Francia Márquez: “The vice presidency is a means, the end is to achieve peace and dignity”

The Francia Marquez phenomenon revolutionized Colombian politics and set the stage for the victory of the first progressive government in its history.

Climbing inequality in Argentina as poverty and inflation soars

Vice-President Cristina Fernández pointed out the roots of an increasingly unequal country in her latest speech. This is where social organizations play a fundamental role.

Oxfam: COVID-19, inequality, rising food prices driving severe poverty and other stories

Today we look at an Oxfam report on global extreme poverty rates, rising deaths among unhoused people across the US, and more

People’s Summit to highlight inequality in face of Biden’s Summit of the Americas

A diverse coalition of US-based organizations is organizing an alternative to the OAS summit, shedding light on inequality and imperialism

Gabriel Boric takes office as Chile’s new president

The inauguration of the progressive Gabriel Boric marks the beginning of a new era of social justice in Chile

How can we solve inequality?

Oxfam’s latest report on global inequality has highlighted some alarming statistics on how wealth distribution has worsened during the pandemic.

Oxfam inequality report Rising inequality a form of economic violence by governments, says Oxfam report

The report claims that misplaced government policies have resulted in rising inequality, with the wealth of the top 10 richest men doubling during the pandemic between March 2020 and November 2021 when the incomes of 99% of the world’s population have suffered