Workers' History Museum leaderboard

Gerry Mullany

  • World’s 8 richest have as much wealth as bottom half, Oxfam says

    Oxfam bases its figures in part on Forbes’s annual list of billionaires and the magazine’s estimates of their wealth. This year, Oxfam said, new data gathered by Credit Suisse about the global poor led it to lower its estimates of their assets, and revise its findings about how few rich men — the eight are all men — were needed to equal the wealth of 3.6 billion people.

Browse the Archive