Extreme inequality traps people in poverty and must be stopped. Even the World Bank agrees that eliminating poverty will be impossible unless we simultaneously act to close the gap between rich and poor, writes Nick Galasso for Oxfam International.
Famine is looming in four different countries, threatening unprecedented levels of hunger and a global crisis that is already stretching the aid and humanitarian system like never before, experts and insiders warn.
Is it a viable prospect to create a direct mechanism for transferring a universal basic income to all the world’s people? Not before we bring about a huge united voice of ordinary citizens in favour of sharing the world’s resources to end hunger and life-threatening poverty once and for all, argues STWR.
A new paper makes the case that a global billionaire tax is ethical, good for growth, and could solve a lot of the world’s problems - and what’s more, it’s politically viable, explains Josh Hoxie.
What we are witnessing in South Africa and around the world is an inequality emergency, and the solutions require all of us to listen to the most marginalised and co-operate with all. Once again we need to follow the inspiration of our young people, and work towards building a mass social movement that fights for economic transformation, writes Jay Naidoo.