Global poverty soars -- as Incomes of world’s billionaires hit new highs

By Thalif Deen
COMMENT


UNITED NATIONS, (IPS) – The phenomenal rise in extreme poverty -- for the first time in 20 years -- has been accompanied by an upsurge in the incomes of the world’s billionaires and the super-rich. The paradox of poverty amidst plenty is being blamed...

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