The people’s voice

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. Oxfam’s recent assessment on the growing global gap between the rich...
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. The following...
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. At the end of Thomas Piketty’s 2013 blockbuster Capital in the Twenty-First Century, the French economist makes a...